Launched in October 2017 by industry leader Joan Lambur, Lambur Productions was established to produce the highest quality children’s and family programming. Building on the strength and experience of its team, Lambur Productions works with broadcasters, creators, writers and other creative talent to develop and produce internationally successful product for partners around the globe.
Lambur Productions, along with Corus Entertainment's Nelvana have produced the new live-action Canadian original series, The Hardy Boys , which will premiere on YTV and Hulu later in 2020. Lambur Productions also continues to develop bestselling author Sophie Kinsella’s first book for young children, Fairy Mom and Me , and Farley Mowat’s Governor General award winning children’s novel, Lost in the Barrens .
As President of Lambur Productions Inc., Joan Lambur has an extensive history of creating and producing globally successful programming.
Since launching the company in September of 2017, Lambur Productions has worked with top tier talent to develop and produce iconic titles. The company has currently completed production of Season 1 of The Hardy Boys, a 13 x one-hour dramatic series with Corus Media (YTV) and Hulu, based on the universally beloved mystery book series.
In addition to proprietary projects, the company has also acquired the rights to best-selling author Sophie Kinsella’s Fairy Mom & Me book series and is in active development on a series of television movies. Most recently, Lambur acquired the rights to Farley Mowat’s Lost in the Barrens novel.
Prior to the launch of Lambur Productions, Lambur served as the Executive Vice President of Family Entertainment at Breakthrough Entertainment, where her responsibilities included acquisitions, creative development and financing of premium animation, kids' live action and family programming as well as overseeing all licensing and merchandising activities for the studio's extensive catalogue.
Notable projects include: Star Falls (Nickelodeon, YTV) Max & Shred (Nickelodeon, YTV), Ride (Nickelodeon, YTV), and L.M. Montgomery’s Anne of Green Gables (PBS, YTV).
Prior to working at Breakthrough, Joan founded Lambur & Associates, a Toronto based television development, distribution and brand management company specializing in children's and family programming.
Chief Operating Officer
Prior to the launch of Lambur Productions, Suzanne Wilson most recently held the role of Vice-President of Family Entertainment at Breakthrough Entertainment, working on all aspects of the development, financing and production of Breakthrough’s animation, kids’ live action and family programming.
Before joining Breakthrough, Wilson handled children’s media acquisitions for Ontario broadcaster TVOKids.
Wilson previously worked with Joan Lambur at The itsy bitsy Entertainment Company and Lambur & Associates, and worked with Breakthrough’s Legal & Business Affairs department.
Wilson holds an MBA from York University’s Schulich School of Business. She was instrumental in the launch of Centennial College’s Children’s Media post-graduate program, where she continues to teach.
Season 3 coming in 2023.
Wins best children’s or youth fiction program.
The Hardy Boys gets three CSA noms.
Take Note premieres on Family Channel.
The Hardy Boys gets Daytime Emmy nom.
‘Take Note’ lands at Peacock.
‘Hardy Boys’ returns for a second season.
First trailer launched for The Hardy Boys.
Nelvana & Lambur announce new series.
Lambur takes rights to Kinsella book.
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