Russell Barnes Net Worth

Russell Barnes Net Worth is
$12 Million

Russell Barnes Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Russell Barnes (born 1968) is a British television producer and director, known primarily for documentaries about science and contemporary history. He was educated at Bedford Modern School and studied history at Christ's College, Cambridge.In 2002, he directed Empire, a revisionist account of British colonial history presented by the Harvard historian Niall Ferguson. A sequel about US power, American Colossus, followed in 2004.During 2004 he produced Churchill's Forgotten Years, written and presented by the Cambridge University historian David Reynolds. Barnes and Reynolds went on to collaborate on a series of further feature-length history documentaries for the BBC, including The Improbable Mr Attlee, Summits and Armistice, which charted the final month of the First World War from the German perspective and received special commendation from the jury at the 2009 Grierson Awards ceremony. In 2011, they produced World War Two: 1941 and the Man of Steel, which was shortlisted in the Best Historical Documentary category of the 2012 Grierson Awards. This was followed in 2012 by World War Two: 1942 and Hitler’s Soft Underbelly which argued that the war in the Mediterranean became a dark obsession for Winston Churchill. In October 2013, Long Shadow, a new BBC2 collaboration, was announced. The series explores the legacy and meaning of the First World War as part of the BBC's centenary season of programming.He started working with the evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins in 2005, directing the series The Root of All Evil? and The Enemies of Reason, which attracted controversy for their robust advocacy of atheism and rationalist principles. Barnes and Dawkins' next series The Genius of Charles Darwin, marking the 150th anniversary of On the Origin of Species in 2008, won Best Documentary series at the 2009 Broadcast Awards.In 2009 Russell Barnes was recruited by the BBC to series produce The Virtual Revolution, a history of the World Wide Web presented by Aleks Krotoski. The series won the 2010 International Digital Emmy Award and the 2010 BAFTA New Media Award.In 2010 Barnes founded, with Molly Milton, ClearStory Ltd, an independent television production company which produced the Richard Dawkins series Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life. The series looks at the big questions of life from an atheist perspective.In 2011 ClearStory produced Gypsy Blood, an award-winning observational documentary, directed by the photographer Leo Maguire, about gypsy fathers and sons for the True Stories strand on Channel 4. Broadcast in January 2012, the film won critical praise but also drew complaints from animal rights activists for its depiction of alleged animal cruelty perpetrated by the some of the film's characters. In March 2012 Ofcom dropped these complaints, stating they did not raise issues that warranted investigation.In 2013, Barnes co-produced Sex Box, a studio show exploring the taboo surrounding talking about sex, which was broadcast on Channel 4 a

Date Of Birth1968-01-01
ProfessionProducer, Director


Sex Box2013-2016TV Series executive producer - 5 episodes
Dawkins: Sex, Death and the Meaning of LifeTV Series executive producer - 2 episodes, 2012 producer - 1 episode, 2012
Gypsy Blood2012TV Movie documentary producer
Faith School Menace?2010TV Movie documentary executive producer
Genius of Britain: The Scientists Who Changed the World2010TV Series documentary development producer - 2 episodes
The Virtual Revolution2010TV Series documentary series producer - 4 episodes
The Genius of Charles Darwin2008TV Series documentary producer
Summits2008TV Series documentary series producer - 3 episodes
The Enemies of Reason2007TV Movie documentary producer
Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World2003TV Series documentary producer


Empire: How Britain Made the Modern World2003TV Series documentary
Extinct2001TV Series documentary
How the Victorians Wired the World2000TV Movie documentary
Hackers in Wonderland2000Documentary
Dawkins: Sex, Death and the Meaning of Life2012TV Series 1 episode
The Genius of Charles Darwin2008TV Series documentary
Summits2008TV Series documentary 3 episodes
The Enemies of Reason2007TV Movie documentary
Root of All Evil?2006TV Movie documentary
Churchill's Forgotten Years2005Documentary
The Improbable Mr Attlee2005TV Movie documentary
American Colossus2004TV Movie documentary

Won Awards

2008BAFTA Scotland AwardBAFTA Awards, ScotlandBest Factual SeriesThe Genius of Charles Darwin (2008)

Known for movies

IMDB Wikipedia

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