LOS ANGELES – November 29, 2018 – Entertainment One (eOne) has entered into a multi-year, first-look deal for scripted television programming with esteemed UK-based television producer Tally Garner and her Mam Tor Productions. Through the deal, Garner will bring her industry and creative expertise to develop and produce original scripted programming with eOne, who will serve as the studio and handle international rights on all projects coming out of the partnership.
“Tally’s creative ambitions and proven track-record, deep industry relationships and sharp instincts make her the ideal partner for eOne,” said Polly Williams, eOne’s Vice President, Scripted Development - UK, Television. “We are very excited to work together on innovative scripted programming with a strong global appeal.”
“I immediately felt that the team at eOne would provide the perfect opportunity as a partner to expand my company’s slate,” stated Garner. “I’m excited to join forces with Polly [Williams] and the entire eOne team to leverage their incredible global platform and continue to bring top tier television content to audiences worldwide.”
Garner, who currently oversees Mam Tor Productions, is a long-established UK producer who previously set up Cuba Pictures with Curtis Brown where she developed “McMafia” and produced “Jonathan Strange & Mr. Norrell” among others. Most recently, two of Mam Tor’s scripted drama projects, “Autumn” and “Full Frontal,” topped the UK’s television equivalent of the Black List, the Brit List. Her feature film credits include producing the critically acclaimed, BAFTA award-winning project, BOY A and BIFA Best Film winner BROKEN
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