Lime Pictures appoints new Creative Director

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Rebecca Kenny Smith

Liverpool’s Lime Pictures has made a number of appointments to bolster its non-scripted team, including a new Creative Director of current programming.

Rebecca Kenny Smith has been appointed to the role and will report directly to Head of Non-Scripted Sarah Tyekiff.

Earlier this year, she was the executive producer of Lime’s critically acclaimed True Love or True Lies, giving MTV its highest week of share to date.

The indie’s current programming includes BAFTA-winning The Only Way is Essex, which is going into production of its 24th series in early 2019, as well as MTV’s global hit Geordie Shore, which is now in production of its 19th series.

Meanwhile, Kevin O’Brien (I’m a Celebrity) and Andrew Jackman (Big Brother) will join Lime in the New Year as development executives, producing new and re-commissions.

Tyekiff said: “This is a really exciting time for Lime Pictures and I am thrilled to have secured such a strong editorial team to support our current slate of programming, work alongside our development team and prepare for some exciting new commissions.

“Rebecca, Kevin and Andrew bring with them a wealth of experience across both development and production which is paramount as we focus on expansion of the business through new formats with a variety of partners on both sides of the Atlantic.”