Skip to content

Let's Talk - Who's watching? TV Production in the 21st Century

Society1 in collaboration with Digital Lancashire & Creative Lancashire

Time & Date: 6-8pm, Wednesday 21st March

Lets Talk...

creative networking & discussion

Society1 in collaboration with Digital Lancashire and Creative Lancashire are hosting their second creative collaboration evening. Lets Talk ... with guest speaker Cat Lewis, CEO, Joint Creative Director & Executive Producer at Nine Lives Media

Lets Talk... is a regular post work gathering bringing together creative & digital businesses, freelancers and practioners to discuss and debate the key issues faced by those working or operating in the sector.

The format of the evening will be relaxed and informal, providing a space for emerging talent, established businesses and others to share ideas and inspirations.

For each event there will be a different subject to inform the conversation and ideas sharing.

Following the talk and Q&A we open the floor to others to share any relevant news and ideas. 

This months topic: ‘Who’s Watching? TV Production in the 21st Century’

Bafta awarding winning producer Cat Lewis will start the evening talking to us about how technology has changed how we consume and what we consume. Cat will discuss what insights we can draw from what we watch on our screens, the impact of media streaming services and the implications for the industry including advertising.


Lets Talk is free to attend but pre registration is essential via the Eventbrite Page

Cat Lewis

Cat Lewis is a multi-award winning Executive Producer and CEO who runs her own Manchester based independent television production company called Nine Lives Media, which she launched in 2007.  The company makes documentaries, fact-ent formats, drama documentaries, children’s programmes and current affairs for all the major UK broadcasters and for American channels.  Cat has won two BAFTAs, two national Royal Television Society awards, an International Emmy and many other awards.  Nine Lives is the largest factual producer in the North West.  The company recently won the BBC tender to make Songs of Praise for BBC One from 2017 to 2020, in partnership with the Cardiff based independent, Avanti Media.

Cat is a BAFTA judge, is Chair of the Royal Television Society in the North West and is a Global Ambassador for Manchester.  She is former Vice Chair for TV’s national trade body PACT and served on its council for 6 years.  Cat was also Vice Chair of Creative Skillset’s TV panel and was on the UK panel of the Creative Industries Federation.



9-10 Cross Street

View Map