ENTERTAINMENT ONE APPOINTS SHARON HUGHFF AS CREATIVE DIRECTOR, SCRIPTED TELEVISION, UK
Los Angeles, CA – February 17, 2022 – Entertainment One (eOne) announced today that the Company has appointed Sharon Hughff to the role of Creative Director, Scripted Television, UK. In her new role, she will oversee the scripted team and pipeline in the UK while spearheading eOne’s efforts to expand its slate of impactful stories to international buyers in Europe and Asia. Hughff joins eOne from Left Bank Pictures and will report to Pancho Mansfield, President of Global Scripted Television. She is based in London.
“We’re delighted that Sharon will lead our team in the UK. With her strong talent relationships and passion for producing great drama, Sharon will be a fantastic addition to the eOne team, as we continue to build on our success in the international market,” said Mansfield.
“I am thrilled to join the team at eOne as Creative Director of Scripted Television in the UK. At eOne there is a genuine ambition and passion to make excellent content for the international market and I am looking forward to working with Pancho and his team to grow this business,” added Hughff.
Hughff brings more than 20 years’ experience in UK scripted drama, including spending the last nine years as Executive Producer at Left Bank Pictures. During her tenure there, she was responsible for the development and delivery of The Halcyon (ITV), Strike Back (Sky and HBO), White Lines (Netflix), Three Pines (Amazon) and most recently, The Fear Index (Sky and Showtime). Previously, she served as executive producer at Shed Media, producing the long-running series Waterloo Road. Over the course of her career, she’s produced such hits as EastEnders, Holby City and The Inspector Lynley Mysteries.
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Entertainment One Ltd. (eOne) is a talent-driven independent studio that specializes in the development, acquisition, production, financing, distribution and sales of entertainment content. As part of global play and entertainment company Hasbro (NASDAQ: HAS), eOne's expertise spans across film and television production and sales; production, distribution and brand management of kids and family properties; digital content; and immersive and live entertainment. Through its extensive reach and scale, and a deep commitment to high-quality entertainment, eOne unlocks the power and value of creativity.
eOne brings to market both original and existing content, sourcing IP from Hasbro’s portfolio of 1500+ brands, and through a diversified network of creative partners and eOne companies.