M a r c - C l é r i o t

R e p o r t e r

Born on the 2nd of march 1963 in Poitiers (France)

Married with children



1981 - Baccalaureate D (Biology)

1981/82/83 - Member of French National Ski team

1983 - 1984 - 1985 photographer for the Vandystadt photo agency in Paris.

1983/84 & 1984/85 1st et 2nd year Ecole de Kinésithérapie Paris (Physiotherapist)

7-8-9/1985 3 months reporting in Afghanistan

1985/86 BA(Bachelor of art) journalism & political sciences, University of Reno Nevada, USA. Various assignments for UNR publications.

2-3-4-5/1986 Staff Photographer for the Nevada Appeal, Carson City

6/1986 - 2/1987 Stringer for UPI (wire service), San Francisco, USA

Academy of Art College: Photography and graphic design.

2/1987 - 08/1988 US Correspondent for Presse Sport (agency)

08/1988 - 07/1989 GB Correspondent for Sipa Presse (agency)

1990 - 1995 Independent Reporter based in London, ----------- UK correspondent UK

UK correspondent l'Express 1990,91,92,93 - Syndication Gamma (agency)

1993/1995 Collaboration with English, German and French media's; Sunday times, Mail on Sunday, Today, Saturday & Sunday Telegraph, Focus, Der Spiegel, L'Express, Figaro magazine, VSD, Terre Sauvage. Signature: Marc Clériot

1995-2000 Reporter & Chief editor for WildNews ltd., a London based news agency. Production of Documentaries for German television magazines: Stern TV, Focus TV, Sat 1. as well as English, German and French printed media. Extensive work in Africa.

2000-2005: Independent Reporter, Produceur based in France

2001: Birth of our first child Prune One year of to take care of her and work on pesonal phographic project

2002: Investigative report about the treatment of household wastes in France.
Incinerators, Dioxine and other pollutant, and the related cancer victims. Published by the Le Canard Enchaîné, JDD, in France, and La tribune de Geneve in Switerland.

Follow up for 6 months for the 'Figaro Magazine'.(never published)

2003: Documentary about Whales sharks in the Indian Ocean - Seychelles

Promotional work for arious German artists.
Exhibits, books, Virtual Galleries.

2004: Corporate film production (illustration)

2004: Resume Production docu. Whale shark: Maldives, Inde, Seychelles.
Coproduction Tribal Touch.

2004: Resume investigation about Dioxine, incineration and associated cancers, until the loss of our house in a fire.

2005: Birth of our son: Cassiel

2005: Investigation Sabic vs Thinet (Financial Times)
Sart work on documentary about the maintenance of the work by Niki de Saint Phalle.

2005: Documentary about Adnan Hoshan Al Harbi: Modern Robin hood or terrorist London , UK & Irak Saturday Telegraph, Focus mag, ...

2006: Start research and pre Production of a 90 minutes documentary about the relationship between humans and elephants in Africa " Are there too many elephants in Africa"

2006:Corporate film production (illustration)

2007:Corporate film production (illustration)


Production starts on the documentary " Are there too many elephants in Africa" 90 minutes format (HD CAM) 16:9

2007: Production of a 26 minutes 'Elephants are to die for' . (DVCPRO HD) 16:9 'Blut am Weissen Gold' - Focus TV REPORTAGE version 26 minutes SD 4:3 SAT1

2007:Production of a 26 minutes documentary in Botswana 'Living with elephants': Children outreach 26 minutes HD 16:9 (DVCPRO HD)

2007: start Production of a 60 minutes documentary 'Les puits qui chantent 'The singing wells' Kenya 45/52/60 minutes HD 16:9 (DVCPRO HD)


2008: Ongoing production in Kenya delayed by crisis next filming now scheduled for November 2008 'Les puits qui chantent' 45/52/60 minutes HD 16:9 (DVCPRO HD)

2008: March, April, May, June, 2008 - Production of a 30 minutes documentary - Birak refugees - Insecurity in Eastern Chad - HD 16:9 (DVCPRO HD)

Post production ongoing.

2008: Post production of a 30 minutes reportage / documentary in German - HDCAM

"Jagd auf das weisse gold" - www.jagdaufdasweissegold.com

Film canned for now, obsolete.

We were misled about the elephant situation in Chad.

Investigation and production are ongoing


LANGUAGES: Fluent English and French Working knowledge of German

SOFTWARE: Photoshop, QX-press, Première, Avid, Final Cut pro, Word,

Exel, Dreamweaver, In Design, Go Live, Flash, Adobe Acrobat, QuickTime... 

e mail: marc(at)atelierm2c2.com