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.