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Camilla Lewis Joins Cineflix

Cineflix today signalled a significant expansion of its UK operations with the announcement that it has appointed Camilla Lewis as Managing Director of Cineflix Productions UK.

Camilla joins the fast-growing producer’s senior management team in September, working alongside Global Creative Director Rob Carey and reporting to CEO of Cineflix Productions Simon Lloyd. She will be tasked with increasing prime-time factual and factual entertainment commissions from all the UK’s major channels.

As Head of Factual Features at TalkbackThames, Camilla oversaw the producer’s factual brands including some of the UK’s biggest rating formats such as Grand Designs, Property Ladder, How Clean is Your House?, Great British Railway Journeys and Four Rooms.

CEO of Cineflix Productions Simon Lloyd said: “Camilla is an exceptional television executive with a strong creative vision, an eye for brilliant ideas and an infectious personality. We’re really pleased that she’ll be joining what is one of the world’s most dynamic and successful senior creative teams.”

Camilla Lewis said: “Out of all the independent producers based in the UK, Cineflix was the ideal choice for a new challenge; it is ambitious, has grown continuously and has a strong and creative international team which has been responsible for some great successes in a short time. I’m looking forward to working alongside such an exciting team to create high profile, high rating hits for the UK market.”

Cineflix Productions (UK), a subsidiary of Cineflix Media Inc., is a leading producer of non-scripted programmes. In the UK, its productions include Treasure Seekers (Sky Atlantic), Remote Control Star and Animals At Work (CBBC) and Family Food Fight with Flora (Five). Cineflix Media’s global hits include Nothing Personal (Discovery Id/History UK), The Unsellables (HGTV/BBC One), American Pickers (History US), Air Crash Investigation (National Geographic), William Shatner’s Weird or What? (Discovery US), Property Virgins (HGTV USA), Dinner Party Wars (Food Canada), Conviction Kitchen (Citytv Canada) and Instant Cash (TVtropolis Canada).  


Camilla Lewis
Camilla  began her career working on The Big Breakfast before producing factual and current affairs strands including Thursday Night Live and Watchdog. In 2001 Camilla became deputy editor of Tomorrow’s World before being appointed Head of Factual at CBBC the following year, 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 high profile, critically acclaimed output including Innovation Nation, Trauma, Should I Worry About...? and Fight For Life. She joined TalkbackThames in 2005.

About Cineflix Media Inc.
Cineflix Media Inc. is a leading international media company that is bringing together a mix of global broadcast and production partners, major talent and key executives to get top quality original content produced and distributed for television and other emerging platforms. Currently involved in the creation of more than 300 hours per year of multi-genre TV for international broadcasters, and with a rapidly expanding library of more than 2000 hours is a recognized leader in the industry with offices in Montreal, Toronto, London, Dublin and New York.

For more information, contact:
Mark Ogle (for Cineflix) at OH Communications:
mark@ohcommunications.co.uk;  +44 7789 981 561

Gabrielle Free, Vice President, Publicity and Communications, Cineflix Media Inc.:
 gfree@cineflix.com; + 1 416 504 7317