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Lime Pictures elevates Ben Crompton

UK- and- U.S. headquartered indie Lime Pictures has elevated Ben Crompton to executive vice president of development, effective immediately. The executive has spent the past three years overseeing the production company’s ...
January 21, 2019

UK- and- U.S. headquartered indie Lime Pictures has elevated Ben Crompton to executive vice president of development, effective immediately.

The executive has spent the past three years overseeing the production company’s U.S. development from the UK. In his new role, Crompton will continue to develop factual and entertainment material, as well as prepping content for multiple platforms.

Based out of the company’s Los Angeles office, Crompton reports directly into Sarah Tyekiff, who is responsible for Lime’s global unscripted portfolio. Lime Pictures is a part of All3Media America in the U.S. and Compton will work closely with All3Media America CEO Tim Pastore.

Crompton recently co-executive produced Lime’s Dating No Filter for U.S. net E!, which launches today (Jan. 21) at 10:30 p.m ET/PT, and co-developed Bravo’s Relative Success with Tabitha Coffey. In Britain, he developed MTV’s True Love or True Lies and the primetime dating series Celebs Go Dating for Channel 4′s digital network E4.

Prior to joining Lime Pictures in 2014, Crompton was head of development for Eyeworks and held senior development posts at ITV and indie prodco Spun Gold.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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