Head of Scripted Development & Production
Sheila Ducksworth is Head of Scripted Development and Production at Will Packer Media. The veteran television executive, who is known for her creativity, vision and deal-making savvy, is an executive producer of “Ambitions” (OWN) and “Bigger" (BET).
Ms. Ducksworth was most recently CEO of Ducksworth Productions, where she served as executive producer for the Lifetime original movie “With This Ring,” starring Regina Hall and Jill Scott. She also produced the Joan Rivers documentary “Why We Laugh: Funny Women” for Lionsgate Entertainment and Codeblack Films for Showtime Networks. Prior to that, she was Head of Development for Susanne Daniels at her First Move pod deal based at 20th Century Fox, and also served at UPN as a current executive, overseeing day-to-day production on the critically acclaimed “Veronica Mars.” Ms. Ducksworth was also a Senior Vice President for Edmonds Entertainment, where she packaged several high-profile projects, including a late-night talker for sports analyst Stephen A. Smith for Showtime Networks.