Curve Media is an unscripted production company led by Emmy and BAFTA award-winning producers Rob Carey and Camilla Lewis. With permanent production bases in London, Dublin, and Cardiff, and production capability globally, Curve specialise in high quality long-running factual and entertainment shows for the worlds biggest networks including BBC, Discovery Networks, ITV, Channel 4, Viacom, and Sky.
The company was formed in 2014 by key creatives Rob Carey (former EVP Production and Development, Cineflix – ‘American Pickers’, ‘Property Brothers’) and Camilla Lewis (former Head of Factual, Fremantle UK – ‘Four Rooms’, ‘The Apprentice UK’) and has risen to be one of the top UK independent producers, with 15 shows currently in production and over 100 hours delivered in 2017. Their shows are characterized as popular subjects with a big twist and broad appeal.
In the past 5 years Curve have grown their slate to include the following high-profile returnable shows; ‘Vicky McClure: My Dementia Choir (BBC One), Claimed and Shamed (BBC One), A Matter of Life and Debt (BBC One), Call The Cleaners (ITV1), Secrets of the Driving Test (ITV1), How to Make Your Marriage Work (Channel 4), Paradise Headhunters (Channel 4), 999: On The Front Line (Channel 4), Trauma Doctors (Channel 5), Undercover: Nailing The Fraudsters (Channel 5), Salvage Hunters (Discovery Networks), Classic Cars (Discovery Networks), The Restorers (Discovery Networks), My Extraordinary Pregnancy (TLC).
Rob is a programme maker with a rich history of creating long-running, returnable series with popular appeal and high production values.
Before creating Curve Media with Camilla Lewis, Rob was EVP / Global Creative Director for Cineflix from 2008 to 2014. He oversaw all development, pitching and production in the UK and North America and saw the company’s unscripted output grow to over 300 hours with big hits on both sides of the Atlantic including UK shows: Trauma Doctors (Channel 5), Claimed and Shamed (BBC One), All Aboard: East Coast Trains (Sky One), The World’s Maddest Job Interview (Channel 4) Salvage Hunters (Discovery Networks) Air Crash Investigation (National Geographic International). US shows: American Pickers (History), Python Hunters (NatGeo Wild), Weird or What? (Discovery), Campus PD (G4) Property Brothers (HGTV).
Before joining Cineflix in 2007, Rob spent 10 years as a freelance Producer, before becoming Creative Director for Mentorn Media. He co-created and Executive Produced Britain’s Worst Driver – producing ten series and selling the format in over 25 countries. In 2008 he won the Rose D’Or in Montreaux for another format he created for the BBC - Hider In The House. Other credits include The Real Holiday Show (Channel 4) Moving People (Channel 4), Paradise Hotel (FOX), Work Out (Bravo US), The Most Evil Men In History (Five) and Disaster Masters (BBC One).
Camilla has spent her career creating high-quality, entertaining programming for the world’s best broadcasters. She has created and overseen some of the best-known brands on British television including Four Rooms, Great British Railway Journeys, Escape To The Country and Grand Designs.
Camilla Lewis joined Cineflix at the end of 2011 as UK Managing Director. In that time she created and pitched returnable series, Claimed And Shamed and Help My House Is A Zoo (BBC One), World’s Maddest Job Interview (Channel 4), Trauma Doctors (Channel 5) and All Aboard East Coast Trains (Sky 1HD)
Previous to Cineflix, Camilla was the Head of Factual Features at talkbackTHAMES (FremantleMedia) where she oversaw the producer’s factual brands including some of the UK’s biggest rating formats.
Camilla began her career producing BBC 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 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, Trauma and Should I Worry About…?
Director of Development
Iain Taylor is one of the most experienced and successful development executives in the industry.
He joined Cineflix in 2004 as Head of Development for all non-scripted genres and territories (USA, UK & Canada). He oversaw huge growth in the number and range of projects, resulting in 76 new commissions and many more re-commissions. Iain has developed shows for over fifty different broadcasters including everything from hit US reality shows such as American Pickers, major international co-pro docudramas like Manson and Air Aces, Canadian game show Instant Cash, British children’s entertainment formats including Pet School, high concept UK factual special World’s Maddest Job Interview, factual entertainment and entertainment formats Property Virgins, Remote Control Star, Giving You The Business and Loaded, true crime documentaries Cold Blood & I Survived Evil and popular access documentaries East Coast Trains and Trauma Doctors.
Before then, Iain was Series Producer at Wall to Wall, responsible for both developing and producing science and history shows. In this senior development role, Iain helped create hit properties including Who Do You Think You Are (BBC), Oil Storm (FX), Building The Biggest (Channel 4), Body Story (Discovery), Giant Monsters (Animal Planet) and Salvage Squad (Channel 4) as well as many other concepts for broadcasters in the UK and the US.
Paul is an experienced Television Production and Business Executive who has worked with some of the biggest names and brands in the business, he runs all production and business concerns of Curve Media.
He joined Cineflix in 2009 as Vice-President, Branded Content Partnerships before becoming Head of UK Production in 2012. Paul used his 18-year experience running large production companies to re-shape the UK company and lead the transition from Cineflix Productions UK into Curve Media.
Paul began his career at Carlton Television in 1994 and rose steadily through the ranks serving as in-house Production Manager, Line Producer, and Production Executive in their Entertainment division. In 2000 he became Senior Producer and then Head of Production at Brighter Pictures and oversaw a varied slate. He then joined At It Productions as Head of Production, managing a wide range of ambitious, high-budget programmes such as live music shows, daily entertainment magazines, and award-winning documentaries.
As Director of Branded Content, Paul produced TV series and transmedia content for brands such as Nike, Apple, Unilever and Red Bull as well as one of the UK’s longest running AFPs, T-Mobile Transmission for Channel 4.