Rose Garnett is Director of BBC Films, the feature filmmaking arm of the BBC.
Rose is Executive Producer for BBC Films on titles including JUDY, directed by Rupert Goold and starring RenéeZellweger as the iconic Judy Garland; THE NEST, Sean Durkin’s highly anticipated second film starring Jude Law and Carrie Coon; THE POWER OF THE DOG, Jane Campion’s first feature film in ten years starring Benedict Cumberbatch and Elisabeth Moss; NEVER RARELY SOMETIMES ALWAYS, the third film from Eliza Hittman; AMMONITE from Francis Lee starring Kate Winslet and Saoirse Ronan; MONSOON from Hong Khaou starring Henry Golding; THE SOUVENIR directed by Joanna Hogg, which won the International Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival; and Jessica Hausner’s English-language debut, LITTLE JOE which premiered in Competition at Cannes in 2019.
After graduating from Cambridge University, Rose’s first job in 1993 was as the producer of Talking Tongues Theatre Company with David Farr, Rachel Weisz and Sasha Hails. She and Farr then took over the Gate Theatre in Notting Hill where they commissioned and worked with many writers and directors including Lee Hall, Tracy Letts, Dominic Cook and Sarah Kane. Rose has worked as a script editor and producer, with her credits including Darren Aronofsky's BLACK SWAN (Associate Producer) and Katrina Boorman's ME AND ME DAD (Executive Producer).
Rose Garnett joined the BBC in 2017 from Film4 where she was Head of Creative. Whilst there, Rose developed and executive produced an array of recent successful UK films. Her credits as Executive Producer while at Film4 include Yorgos Lanthimos’s THE FAVOURITE, Martin McDonagh’s THREE BILLBOARDS OUTSIDE EBBING MISSOURI, Steve McQueen’s WIDOWS, Lenny Abrahamson's ROOM and Andrea Arnold's AMERICAN HONEY.