October 27, 2014
By Shaun Gah
Washington. Durban. London – Wildlife and factual entertainment producer and distributor Earth Touch USA, part of the Earth Touch group of companies, has appointed factual guru Phil Fairclough as its Managing Director. Phil joins from NHNZ Group, where he was Executive Vice President Production and Development, to spearhead growth for Earth Touch in North America.
Brought in to lead the Earth Touch USA team as it develops the company’s factual entertainment slate, Phil has a strong background in international television development – with experience creating and producing shows for broadcasters across the globe. Prior to NHNZ Group, Phil was Executive Vice President Production and Development at Creative Differences, where he developed and produced multiple series and specials as well as two theatrical documentaries: Cave of Forgotten Dreams and Encounters At The End Of The World, both with acclaimed director Werner Herzog.