CLEARSTORY

AN INDEPENDENT DOCUMENTARY PRODUCTION COMPANY MAKING
POPULAR POWERFUL TELEVISION AND BRANDED CONTENT

ABOUT CLEARSTORY

ClearStory was founded in 2011 by Russell Barnes and Molly Milton.  Over the last six years, it has built a reputation for producing rigorously researched, thought-provoking and entertaining television and branded content. Working for a variety of broadcasters, we specialise in bringing complex subject matter and processes to life on screen, finding the story and resonance that engages a television audience or delivers a corporate message effectively and powerfully.

MEET THE TEAM

  • RUSSELL BARNES

    Director
    Russell Barnes has been directing documentaries for over 20 years, often in partnership with intellectual heavyweights such as Niall Ferguson, Richard Dawkins and David Reynolds. Credits include the Grierson-nominated history films Armistice and 1941 and the Man of Steel and the Bafta and Emmy award winner The Virtual Revolution for BBC2. Russell also directed Channel 4’s Broadcast Award-winning Genius of Charles Darwin, the CGI-driven global hit Extinct and the revisionist history series Empire.
  • MOLLY MILTON

    Director
    Molly Milton has been making award-winning documentaries for twenty years, specialising in landmark specialist factual science, history and technology series. Credits include the Bafta and Emmy award-winning series The Virtual Revolution for BBC2 and The Open University, a first draft history of the world wide web. Molly also directed Faith Schools Menace? for Channel 4, presented by Richard Dawkins, and series made directly for the US market. These include – Download: The True Story of the Internet, a four part series for Discovery presented by John Heilemann. Weird Connections for Discovery Science and Junkyard Wars for TLC.
  • ALEX BRISLAND

    Assistant Producer
    Alex Brisland has several years experience in factual development and production. He has worked on history films for the BBC and C4, and has edit produced short wildlife films with David Attenborough. He has developed numerous science, natural history, arts and history ideas, and has won important commissions with major UK and US channels. 
  • ED NISSEN

    Head of Business
    Ed started his career at Barraclough Carey and spent the next fourteen years there, at what became Mentorn. He became Head of Production at Folio, Mentorn’s ob-doc division, and also became Executive in Charge of Production of Mentorn USA, overseeing a slate of reality and unscripted shows made in Los Angeles. In 2010, Ed then moved to Renegade Pictures as Managing Director, a new role created to reflect the growing company. Ed joined ClearStory in 2016.

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Clearstory Ltd
Unit 6
Second Floor
Aztec Row
1 Berners Road
London
N1 0PW

Tel: 020 3432 1230
Email: info@clearstory.co.uk

Company No: 7467 151
VAT no: GB 109 9000 32

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