Damon Pattison joins KEO Films

The London-based indie prodco has hired the veteran producer (pictured) for the newly created position of creative director for factual entertainment and formats.
May 7, 2014

KEO Films has hired Damon Pattison (pictured) to be its creative director for factual entertainment and formats, a newly created position.

He will report to managing director Debbie Manners and oversee the development of the British indie’s formats and long-running factual entertainment series.

In 2007, Pattison started the indie prodco Lucky Day Productions, which was acquired by Zodiak Media four years later. His credits include Disaster Chefs, Celebrity Driving Academy, Secret Location and Love Shaft.

Before that he was the head of development at Celador Productions where he oversaw entertainment and factual entertainment programs. During that time, he created and exec produced You Are What You Eat and Turn Back Your Body Clock or Channel 4 and No Waste Like Home for BBC2. He also series produced the game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.

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