Ten Thirteen Productions

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Ten Thirteen Productions is a production company founded by Chris Carter in 1993, which produced four television series and two films (The X-Files: Fight the Future and The X-Files: I Want to Believe). The company was named after Carter's birthday, October 13. The Ten Thirteen offices are located in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, California.

History[edit]

The company was founded when Carter began his series The X-Files in 1993. With the success of The X-Files continuously growing, in 1996 the company embarked on a new series; Millennium. The series lasted for three seasons. In 1998 they released an X-Files film, The X-Files: Fight the Future, which grossed $189,198,313. In 1999, as Millennium was canceled, a third series was put into production, Harsh Realm. Despite critical praise, it was canceled after only nine episodes. In 2001 they decided to create a direct spin-off from The X-Files and the result was The Lone Gunmen. This was canceled after one season.

Produced material[edit]

Television series[edit]

Films[edit]

Curiosities[edit]

  • In X-Files episode 3x16 (36:03), there is a room in a "Silo" numbered 1013, where presumably, is stored an "Alien Ship"
  • In X-Files episode 9x14 (30:30), Tommy Collins says "I made this" while showing his drawings to Agent Monica Reyes. This is probably a reference to the Ten Thirteen Productions logo, in which sound producer Thierry J. Couturier's son, Nathan Conturier, says "I made this!" over the sound of a film reel rolling.