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Top Reality Showrunner Lisa Levenson Joins Cineflix as EVP, Programming, Launching its Los Angeles Office

Leading international indie producer and distributor Cineflix Media, has expanded its US presence further and named veteran reality producer Lisa Levenson to the position of Executive Vice President, Programming.  Levenson will oversee the Los Angeles office and is charged with generating business for new and returning reality series.  Levenson, whose executive producer credits include The Bachelor and The Bachelorette, will report to Simon Lloyd, CEO of Cineflix Productions for Cineflix Media.

“Lisa is a creative force to be reckoned with and is an exciting addition to our senior programming team,” said Simon Lloyd, CEO of Cineflix Productions.  “We have already had considerable success on the East Coast with an extensive slate of returning series from our Toronto and New York offices.  We look forward to Lisa building on that success and creating a string of cable and network hit shows out of LA.”

“I’m excited to bring my network TV experience to Cineflix in this new role,” said Levenson.  “Cineflix has earned the reputation for producing high-quality content that travels well around the world and I’m honoured to be launching our LA office.”

Cineflix produces more than 400 hours per year of programming for international broadcasters, including such hits as American Pickers, Property Brothers, Mayday, Conviction Kitchen, and the award-winning Nazi HuntersCineflix also maintains production offices in Toronto, New York, Vancouver, and London.  Earlier this year, Cineflix announced additional major appointments including Sally Catto as Executive Vice President, Cineflix Studios, Vlad Wolynetz as President of Production, Cineflix Studios, and Camilla Lewis as Managing Director of Cineflix Productions UK.

Previously, Levenson had a multi-year, overall deal with Next Entertainment during which time she executive produced fourteen cycles of the hit series The Bachelor and The Bachelorette.  She also executive produced High School Reunion, The Real Gilligan’s Island and Trista and Ryan’s Wedding.  She joins Cineflix from Warner Horizon Television where she held an overall production and development deal.

Levenson began her career in television on The Jerry Springer Show, contributing to its unprecedented success.  She went on to produce the long-running daytime drama General Hospital, for which she received two Daytime Emmy® Awards.  Levenson also served as a supervising producer on Big Brother helping to reshape the show during its second season.

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 producing more than 400 hours per year of multi-genre TV for international broadcasters, and with a rapidly expanding library of 2500 hours, Cineflix Media is a recognized leader with offices in Montreal, Toronto, London, New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, and Dublin.

For more information, contact:
Patricia Frith, Patricia Frith Marketing (for Cineflix):
pfmarketing@roadrunner.com; t: 818 876-0480, c: 310 490-2368

Gabrielle Free, Vice President, Publicity and Communications:
gfree@cineflix.com; +1 416 504 7317 (ext. 638); +1 416 220 0201