Remarkable boosts senior team
Cat Lawson joins as Creative Director
Promotions for senior entertainment team as indie sees year on year trebling of commissioned hours
Cat Lawson, former Creative Director of Studio Lambert’s entertainment label Glitterbox, is to join Remarkable as Creative Director. Cat will work across the company’s growing entertainment and factual entertainment slates reporting to Joint Managing Directors James Fox and Kitty Walshe.
In addition, Richard Hague and Tamara Gilder, currently Head of Entertainment and Executive Producer respectively, are to be promoted to Creative Directors, and will work alongside Cat overseeing returning entertainment series as well as bringing in new additions to the indie’s entertainment slate.
Dom Waugh, Remarkable’s current Creative Director, is to step up to become Director of Content, overseeing the next generation of entertainment and factual entertainment formats for the UK and beyond and further developing the company’s SVOD strategy and slate.
Remarkable’s current slate includes All Together Now (the fastest travelling format of 2018 now in 11 countries), Pointless / Pointless Celebrities, The £100K Drop, House of Games (recently re-commissioned at double the volume), Sunday Brunch, Animal Park and the upcoming VR interiors make-over show for BBC 2 Your Home Made Perfect (previously Watch This Space w/t).
James Fox commented: “We are heading towards one of our busiest years yet with bumper orders of established titles, new commissions and several exciting developments on the horizon. In Dom, Cat, Richard and Tamara, we now have a line-up of outstanding creatives and producers at the top of their game so I’m incredibly excited about what we can deliver both domestically and internationally in 2019.”
Kitty Walshe added; “We are growing in both entertainment and the factual entertainment, with big projects launching next year on both sides of the business so bringing someone of Cat’s calibre and experience is a real coup. We have a fantastic team at Remarkable and Cat’s appointment is the icing on the cake.”
Cat Lawson said of the appointment; “It’s a real privilege to be joining such a brilliant team of creatives. Remarkable has such an impressive slate of well established formats in production and a wealth of genuinely ambitious ideas in development”.
Prior to Glitterbox, Cat was Head of Entertainment at Two Four where she Executive Produced a range of entertainment hits including This Time Next Year and The Jump. As a freelance Executive Producer/Series Editor her credits include Celebrity Big Brother, Million Pound Drop Live, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and The X Factor. As a Series Producer Cat has worked on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, Dancing on Ice and Love Island.