Creature Films sets Pat Lambert as Head of Development
Los Angeles, CA – August 3, 2022 – Entertainment One (eOne) announced today it has extended its deal with Mark Ford’s Creature Films exclusively through 2024. The deal, which began as a first look deal in 2015, has produced multiple series including MTV’s “Siesta Key” that was recently renewed for a fifth season, “Behind the Music” for Paramount+, and the upcoming documentary “The Lady and the Legend” about Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett. Additionally, Creature Films recently appointed Pat Lambert as Head of Development.
“Our partnership with Mark and the team at Creature Films has created some of eOne’s most long running and landmark unscripted programming. We are thrilled to continue this relationship and even more excited to have Pat joining their team,” said Tara Long, President, Global Unscripted Television, for eOne.
“Tara Long and the entire team at eOne have been incredibly supportive partners for the past six years… like a family, really. We’ve grown and accomplished so much together and I am very optimistic about the years ahead, especially with the impressive Pat Lambert helming our rapidly expanding development slate,” stated Creature Films’ President, Mark Ford.
Lambert joins Creature Films as Head of Development from 44 Blue Productions where he was Vice President of Development. Lambert started with 44 Blue in 2015 as a talent executive across hit series E!'s “Hollywood Medium with Tyler Henry” and the launch of the nationally syndicated TD Jakes talk show. At 44 BLUE, he was instrumental in the launch of new series including TruTV's “Backyard Bar Wars,” Snapchat's “Coming Out” and the sale of new series and projects at HBOMax, Discovery+, Hulu, E!, Bravo, MTV, BET, CW, OWN, TLC, Discovery, History, Lifetime, and more. As Head of Talent, he oversaw the development of premium non-scripted and scripted projects with producing partners including Kevin Costner, Viola Davis, Mary J Blige, Russell Westbrook, Priyanka Chopra-Jonas, Jessica Biel, Chloe Grace Moretz, Adam Scott, and Becky G, among others. Lambert began his career as a talent booker on daytime/talk series at NBC, ABC, FOX, and E!
Since 2015, eOne and Creature Films have collaborated on projects including MTV’s “Siesta Key,” Paramount+’s “Behind the Music,” Amazon’s “Mary J Blige’s My Life,” Lifetime’s “Wendy Williams: What a Mess” BET’s “Chronicles”, A&E’s “Biggie: The Life of Notorious B.I.G” and “Biography: Bobby Brown, and the upcoming documentary “The Lady and the Legend” about Lady Gaga and Tony Bennett for Paramount+.
Creature Films is represented by UTA.
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.
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About Creature Films
Creature Films is a media company founded by Mark Ford in 2003. The company has produced hundreds of hours of television and film, spanning pop culture touchstones like MTV’s Laguna Beach, Taking the Stage, and Siesta Key. Ford began his career as an award-winning journalist at CNN and then became Executive Producer at VH1’s Behind the Music, which he recently rebooted for Paramount+. At Creature, Ford has produced or directed documentaries about some of the most influential artists of our time: Lady Gaga, Notorious B.I.G, Mary J Blige, Bob Marley, Jennifer Lopez, Aerosmith, N.W.A, Wendy Williams, Whitney Houston, Carrie Underwood, and Dr. Dre… to name just a few. He’s been nominated for four Prime Time EMMY’s.