Toronto-based prodco Lone Eagle Entertainment has hired Allison Brough (pictured), most recently with Tricon Films & Television, as its director of development.
Brough previously worked at Tricon’s Toronto outpost for five years in development and as an associate producer on various sizzles, pilots and series. At Lone Eagle – known for such series as You Gotta Eat Here! for Food Network Canada and Wipeout Canada for TVtropolis - Brough is to head unscripted development, reporting to the company’s president and CEO Michael Geddes and executive VP Sheldon Teicher.
“Allison Brough has developed shows for both the Canadian and U.S. marketplace and has a proven record of developing content that works,” said Geddes in a statement.
“Allison is intelligent, enthusiastic and determined,” he continued. “We are thrilled to have her on board to lead our development activities and work closely with our creative team.”
Brough added: “This comes at the perfect time in my career. I have truly enjoyed my time building relationships and discovering untapped talent for the past five years. I am ready to build new opportunities with Lone Eagle Entertainment that will make a mark in the industry.”