This became ‘In the Shadow of the Moon’ a 110minute feature- length documentary and winner of the Audience World Cinema Award at the Sundance Film Festival in January 2007. The film went on to receive a string of awards and went on limited general release in the US, UK, New Zealand and Australia prior to TV broadcast.
As a sequel, Discovery Science commissioned a TV series examining the input of the designers and engineers of the Apollo project which took Clive back to the US for an extended visit to shoot the 65 interviews needed. ‘Moon Machines’was first broadcast on Discovery in June 2008.
A departure from the familiar ground of science and history came in the shape of ‘The Flaw’ – a feature documentary for Studio Lambert which investigated the causes and effects, in the US, of the current financial crash. Premiered at the Sheffield Doc/Fest in 2010 it has been accepted for inclusion in the Sundance Film Festival of Jan 2011 before limited release, broadcast and dvd release.
The science theme returned in late 2009/10 with ‘Inside the Milky Way, a feature-length special, directed by Duncan Copp for National Geographic and looking at the how our Solar System fits into the greater Universe.
Autumn 2010 produced another documentary for National Geographic, this time directed by Martin O’Collins for production company TV6 and called “Christ's Fireball’. This looked at the arguments both for and against a long held local belief that a meteorite crashed into Italy whilst being observed by Emperor Constantine in AD 312. The result was to change the Roman Empire from a pagan to a Christian belief.
2011 has included a documentary for National Geographic on the Sun - "Living With a Star" - directed by Duncan Copp, a series of three 60min Channel 4 documentaries on ‘The Churchills’ with Dr. David Starkey and directed by David Sington. A 60min film to celebrate the centenary of the Wildlife Trusts has also been completed and is due to be shown at the Natural History Museum later in the year.
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