Claire Lewis – Every Seven years
Every Seven Years
Producer and Executive Producer Claire has worked extensively across ITV and the BBC both in programmes and management. She started as a journalist at Granada moving into documentaries culminating in the multi- award winning 28UP.
She joined the BBC where she became a producer /director on BBC2 Brass Tacks before Executive producing a range of programmes including It’s My City for BBC1. After a freelance spell she joined ITV Meridian as Programme Executive working entirely with the independent sector across a wide range of documentary programmes including a large arts output.
After 9 years there she joined the BBC in London as Executive Producer of Trouble at The Top and set up the first series of Imagine for BBC1.She has produced the famous 7Up series since 35UP with Michael Apted.
Her first feature film was her own company’s drama-documentary ‘The Truck of Dreams ‘shot on location in rural India ,bought by Bollywood. This won the world cinema award at The Independent Washington Film festival 2006.
She initiated and produced the award winning ‘The End of |The Line’ feature documentary which premiered at Sundance in 2009 and most recently produced 56UP for ITV.