Jane Loughman: Movies, TV, and Bio
Jane Loughman

Jane Loughman

producer, writer

Jane was born and raised in central London, living above the Westminster Theatre -- a West End theatre managed by her father, Donald Loughman / Donald Loughman. After getting her degree at the University of Aberdeen (alongside 5 News reporter Catherine Jones and producer Matthew Gordon; she started out in television as a runner at 'Capricorn Programmes' in London, working on Movies, Movies, Movies (1992) and Cybernet (1995-2008). That led to 12 years producing, writing and reporting for various international entertainment, news, and reality shows. Jane started out in the UK, ultimately producing the weekly entertainment series Movies, Movies, Movies (1992) for the ITV network. She also developed "Blast" for TCC, Not Fade Away (1996) for ITV and "Inside Hollywood" - relocating the production to Los Angeles. From 2000-2004 she worked for E! Entertainment as a producer of E! News (1991-) - where she was responsible for creating the live location shoots that set the news magazine show apart from their network rivals. Next she co-created, produced and reported for the internationally syndicated, weekly, magazine show "Hollywood Boulevard"; then served as Series Producer for Paramount Television's UK edition of Entertainment Tonight (1981). During this time Jane worked with everybody who's anybody in Hollywood - from Johnny Depp to Tim Burton, Ringo Starr to LL Cool J, Keira Knightley to Kermit and Gonzo... Her first independent feature film production, A Dog's Breakfast (2007) was written and directed by her husband, David Hewlett, and was shot during hiatus from the series Stargate: Atlantis (2004), on which Hewlett starred as the arrogant astrophysicist, Dr Rodney McKay. "A Dog's Breakfast" was produced for just $125K, and was released by MGM/20th Century Fox Home Entertainment, subsequently grossing over $1.3 million on DVD and digital download. Their second feature collaboration is Debug (2014), featuring Hewlett's "Atlantis" co-star 'Jason Momoa'. Loughman and Hewlett continue to work together at their production company "Monkeys & Parrots", developing a varied slate of both scripted and documentary features and television.

Filmography

  • 2019
  • 2014
  • 2007

Connections

  • David Hewlett

    David Hewlett

  • Paul McGillion

    Paul McGillion

  • Kate Hewlett

    Kate Hewlett

  • Mars the Dog

    Mars the Dog

  • James Vandewater

    James Vandewater

  • Niamh Wilson

    Niamh Wilson

  • Dylan Everett

    Dylan Everett

Genres

  • Thriller
  • Comedy
  • Drama
  • Horror