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Cineflix Productions meets Media Parents – who’s coming…

March 19, 2013 @ 10:46 pm Posted in News Comments

On Tuesday 26th March, Cineflix Productions will be inviting 45 people from the Media Parents talent section to its London HQ for an evening of networking. Attending from Cineflix will be…

Camilla Lewis, MD, Cineflix Productions UK

Camilla Lewis Managing Director, Cineflix Productions UK

Based in the London production office, Camilla Lewis is in charge of increasing Cineflix’s prime-time factual and factual entertainment commissions from all the UK’s major channels. She is also the Executive Producer for Claimed and Shamed, and World’s Maddest Job Interview. Working alongside Rob Carey, Global Creative Director, Camilla reports to Simon Lloyd, CEO of Programming.

Prior to Cineflix, Camilla was the Head of Factual Features at Talkback Thames where she oversaw the producer’s factual brands including some of the U.K.’s biggest rating formats such as Grand Designs, Property Ladder, Great British Railway Journeys, and Four Rooms.

Camilla began her career producing factual and current affairs strands including WATCHDOG. In 2001, Camilla became Deputy Editor of TOMORROW’S WORLD before being appointed Head of Factual at CBBC, where she commissioned and executive produced all factual programming, including RTS and BAFTA winners. In 2003, she became an Executive Producer in the BBC’s specialist factual department, responsible for output including, Trauma and Should I Worry About…?

Jessica Wilson Director of Talent, UK, Cineflix Productions

As Director of Talent for Cineflix in the UK, Jessica Wilson works closely with production and senior staff to determine hiring needs on a show-by-show basis. She develops and executes recruiting plans, and maintains and establishes new relationships to expand talent searches. Jessica reports to Pixie Black, Head of Talent, and is based in the London office.

A BAFTA Award-winning Series Producer, Jessica has more than 15 years television experience in talent management, producing, and directing. Prior to Cineflix, she scouted talent for BBC, and acted as Series Producer on Children in Need, Wild About Art, and Gimme A Break. Among others, she was a Senior Producer on The Apprentice, Executive Producer on My World, and the Producer/Director of Behind These Hazel Eyes, a one-hour documentary on Kelly Clarkson.

Nick Cory-Wright Senior Executive Producer

Reporting to Simon Lloyd and Rob Carey, Nick Cory-Wright oversees all of Cineflix’s output. Nick has also served as the Executive Producer of Claimed and Shamed, For Rent Seasons 4 and 5, Pet School, Design Dealers, Urban Legends, Eat Yourself Sexy, and Colin & Justin’s Home Heist.

Before joining Cineflix, Nick was Executive Producer and Series Producer on a number of successful series for the BBC, C4, and Five in the UK, and Discovery and TLC in the United States.

Nick’s career has spanned a wide variety of subjects, styles, and formats. He has produced music and arts documentaries, comedy, factual, light entertainment programmes, and the taboo-breaking Eurotrash.  Nick’s credits include Johnny Vaughan Tonight on BBC2, Orcadia on C4, I love the ‘80s for BBC2, The Curse Of for Five, The Most Annoying for BBC3, and Share the Shame on TLC.

Paul Day Production Executive

Paul Day is a Production Executive at our CPUK office in London, overseeing programmes including Claimed and Shamed, Salvage Hunters, and East Coast Trains. Paul joined Cineflix in 2009 as Vice President, Branded Content Partnerships. He brought a seasoned approach to developing and promoting ad-funded production opportunities, web-based initiatives, and digital platform content.

Paul has nearly two decades of experience in the television industry. Prior to Cineflix, he was Director of Branded Content at Eyeworks and was Head of Production for Atlt Productions, managing a wide range of programmes such as live music shows, daily entertainment magazines, and award-winning documentaries. Paul also served as Head of Production at Brighter Pictures (Endemol).

Rob Carey, Creative Director, Cineflix Productions

Rob Carey Creative Director, Cineflix Productions

Rob Carey is responsible for the creative direction and development of the company’s entire range of programmes in all genres in the U.K. and North America. Rob works alongside CEO of Programming Simon Lloyd, Head of Development Iain Taylor, and Programming EVPs Joe Houlihan and Charles Tremayne. Current Cineflix shows that Rob co-created include Gemini Award-winning Nazi Hunters (History), Gemini Award-nominated William Shatner’s Weird or What? (Discovery), Family Food Fight (Channel Five), Campus PD (G4), Eat Yourself Sexy (W), World’s Greenest Homes (Planet Green), Dinner Party Wars (Food), The Unsellables (BBC), Animals At Work (BBC), and Robostar (BBC).

Before joining Cineflix in 2007, Rob was Head of Factual Entertainment for At It Productions, and Creative Director, Factual Entertainment and Features for Mentorn Productions. At Mentorn, Rob co-created and Executive Produced Britain’s Worst Driver which grew into the highly successful ‘Worst’ franchise, producing 10 series over four years with the format selling in more than 25 countries.  In 2008 he won the Rose D’Or in Montreaux for another format he created for the BBC, Hider In The House, which has also sold extensively worldwide. Rob has produced and directed many Factual Entertainment shows including The Real Holiday Show, Moving People (Channel 4), Take My Mother-In-Law (ITV1), and Work Out (Bravo US), in addition to factual projects including Osama Bin Laden – The World’s Most Wanted Man, Most Evil Men In History (Five), and Disaster Masters (BBC One).

Sue Davidson Executive Producer

As an Executive Producer for Cineflix Productions, Sue Davidson oversees the development of new factual entertainment projects in the UK, and is currently working on a documentary series about the East Coast train line for Sky 1. Sue is based in Cineflix’s London Office.

Before joining Cineflix, Sue served as a Factual Entertainment Commissioning Executive at BSkyB. Prior to that, Sue was an Executive Producer at Renegade Pictures where she worked on BBC2’s series World’s Most Dangerous Roads and Beeny’s Restoration Nightmare for C4. She was also a Commissioning Editor, Factual, at Channel 5 where she was responsible for programmes such as Extraordinary People, Combat Chefs, My Strange Brain, and Highland Emergency.

Sue has worked as an Executive Producer, Series Producer, and Producer/Director across a variety of factual programmes throughout her career.  Her credits include The Apprentice and Junior Apprentice (BBC1), Brat Camp (C4), Bad Lads Army (ITV), Little Angels (BBC 3), Posh Plumbers (BBC1), and the Royal Television Society-nominated Gold Fever (BBC1).

Executive Producer Jane Aldous will also be attending, along with Ruth Cody, Junior Production Exec.

Amy Walker and Claire Brown will be attending from Media Parents, with a host of brilliant Media Parents talent.

by Amy Walker

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