Phil Fairclough is the Managing Director of Earth Touch USA and a highly experienced international executive producer, manager, and show creator. He was head of production at Discovery Channel-US and a senior executive at the BBC and ITV in the UK, as well as production companies in New Zealand and Los Angeles.
Phil has overseen thousands of hours of high-end network series, documentaries, and major live events from every continent of the world, including Antarctica. Fairclough is especially experienced at running big productions in far-flung locations. He has personally traveled the world as an on-camera reporter, director, hands-on producer and show-runner.
Fairclough has a passion for producing eye-popping visuals and created Discovery Channel’s hit slow motion series Time Warp. He was also the executive producer of the highly acclaimed, theatrical documentary Grizzly Man, directed by Werner Herzog. Phil has a degree in zoology and is married to Mireya Mayor, a primatologist and Nat Geo Explorer.