Sally Lisk-Lewis

Sally Lisk-Lewis


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Research interests

Research as practice:  Devised, developed and produced a 1 x 60 documentary entitled:  Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up to Shyness for BBC1 Wales / BBC2 network in 2017.

Research interests

Sally Lisk-Lewis is a Development Producer, Producer, Archivist and Senior Lecturer in Film (Documentary). She was voted Best Lecturer at the Student Choice Awards in 2016, 2017 and 2019 and secured a Fellowship in 2016.
Sally has worked in the television industry for 20 years, rising to the rank of Head of Development at both Indus Films and BBC Wales in Cardiff. She was responsible for a raft of local, network and international commissions during this time, including Last Chance to See with Stephen Fry (BBC2), Arctic with Bruce Parry (BBC2), Expedition Alaska with Steve Backshall (Discovery) and The Twins of the Twin Towers for BBC1 which she also co-produced. In 2011, she decided to go freelance and continued to generate and produce documentary ideas and factual series for a number of independent television companies in Cardiff, Bristol and London. Sally also specialises in archive research, with stints on Coast and The Great Comic Relief Bake Off. In 2017, Sally devised, developed and produced an hour long documentary for BBC2 entitled Rhod Gilbert: Stand Up to Shyness. This year she produced a one-off documentary about chronic insomnia for BBC1 Wales with Renegade Pictures.
In 2012, Sally joined the University of Wales, Newport, to help run the last year of the BA (Hons) Documentary, Film and Television Course. She is currently Senior Lecturer in Film (Documentary) on the new BA Film course. She is also a Board Member of the Wales International Film Festival. Her mission is to teach students how to generate and sell great ideas and have fun in the creative and collaborative process

Education/Academic qualification

Fellowship, FHEA, University of South Wales

Award Date: 14 Apr 2016

Film / Journalism, First Class Degree, University of Wales, Cardiff

2 Sep 199317 Jul 1996

Award Date: 17 Jul 1996

A Levels, A*



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