About Clover Films
Clover Films is an award-winning documentary film production company with a reputation for credible, intelligent and popular journalism. Although our range is broad, we specialise in the area of international current affairs.
Clover Films brings together an enormously talented group dedicated to producing, as Victor Lewis Smith (TV critic of the London Evening Standard) described just one of our films: “television at its finest”. Award-winning directors, journalists and cameramen, internationally-known human rights activists and best-selling authors all contribute to ensuring that this company continues to be recognised as a credible and entertaining voice in the world of television.
Our core team is listed below:
Award-winning director/producer and internationally published author. Recent awards include the Gold Special Jury Prize ‘REMI’ for Afghan Massacre: the Convoy of Death and the World Gold Medal at the New York Festivals for The Need for Speed. click to view Jamie's CV
Andrew is an international relations analyst, who is a regular commentator for radio and television internationally, including many Spanish-language interviews. Andrew has the experience and credibility to tackle the many stories investigated by Clover Films.
Winner of the Rory Peck and Sony International Impact awards. Najibullah was an experienced journalist and presenter on radio and television in Afghanistan before he joined Clover. He is our chief investigator for projects in Asia and the Arab states, including Afghan Massacre: The Convoy of Death, Afghanistan: Behind Enemy Lines, and The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan.
An internationally published writer on science-related subjects, Piers’ books include Island in the Sky: International Space Station - The Rivers of Mars: Searching for the Cosmic Origins of Life – Starman: The Truth Behind The Legend of Yuri Gagarin (with Jamie Doran) - "2001": Filming the Future - Digital Domain - Invisible Worlds: Exploring the Unseen - The Man Who Ran the Moon: James Webb, JFK and the Secret History of Project Apollo - Atom - One Giant Leap: Apollo 11 Forty Years On - How to Build Your Own Spaceship: The Science of Personal Space Travel: The Science of Mass Space Travel. Phew! COMING SOON: Science: The Definitive Guide (2010) - The Space Shuttle: Celebrating Thirty Years of NASA's First Space Plane (2011). Phew, Phew!!
Clover's Managing Director, Tracey brings her wide experience gained at frontline industry companies such as Panavision and ESPN to Clover Films. As well as keeping the Clover office ship-shape, Tracey cuts the deals and attends the international business festivals. Tracey is also an experienced netball athlete, including being a South Region player (impressive!), and a Level 2 Coach... which is maybe why she's such a Clover boss(y).
Award-winning cameraman with extensive experience in worldwide trouble-spots including Afghanistan and the Balkans, Mark is both a qualified lighting cameraman and Director of Photography.
Our ‘go-to’ editor whose recent productions include Lord of the Wing, Sudan: History of a Broken Land, Whiskey In The Jar, The Dancing Boys of Afghanistan, and Afghanistan: Behind Enemy Lines. He is currently piecing together The Promoters, Heaven & Hell, and Final Betrayal.
With a postgraduate degree in International Broadcast Journalism, Allya has a track record of working on projects for national news organisations, independent producers, and international news wires.
Fergus, our Chief of Security, has seven years experience tackling the very toughest postmen, policemen and anyone else in a uniform. Infamous throughout our region, his credentials are such that it is illadvised to argue with him.
Jinky, our Security Assistant, has principal responsibility for stairwells and doorways, and for bag-sniffs and full shoe-searches. His bark is not worse than his bite. He brings teeth to Clover projects, and currently is researching a film about human rights watchdogs.