Jemima Khan is an independent British TV, film and documentary producer and Director of Instinct Productions, which she founded with Henrietta Conrad in 2015. Through Instinct, Jemima has produced the 2019 EMMY-nominated docuseries The Case Against Adnan Syed for HBO and the award-winning docuseries The Clinton Affair for A&E Networks, which aired on Sky Atlantic in 2018. She is currently producing a 10-part scripted drama series, Impeachment: American Crime Story about the Clinton Impeachment for FX, due to air in 2021.
The Case Against Adnan Syed is a four-part docuseries re-examining the fascinating unsolved crime – the murder of Hae Min Lee – which was the subject of the global podcast phenomenon Serial. Produced by Jemima Khan and directed by Academy Award-nominee Amy Berg, it reaches beyond a simple true crime narrative to explore the socio-political and cultural context of the murder.
The Clinton Affair marked the 20th anniversary of the impeachment proceedings of former President Bill Clinton. The comprehensive six-part docuseries was directed by Emmy-winner Blair Foster and co-produced by Academy and Emmy- winning producer Alex Gibney. It combines never-before-seen archive with exclusive new interviews to investigate the former president’s extra-marital affair with former White House intern Monica Lewinsky, Clinton’s subsequent impeachment and its lasting influence on America.
Jemima Khan is currently producing the third season of Ryan Murphy’s smash-hit anthology true crime drama on the same subject, the Clinton Impeachment. The series will star Beanie Feldstein as Monica Lewinsky, Clive Owen as Bill Clinton, Betty Gilpin as Ann Coulter and Sarah Paulson as Linda Tripp.
Jemima is also developing a TV drama series about the Rothschilds banking dynasty in collaboration with writer and Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes, as well as a drama series for ITV, a comedy series, two true crime documentary series, and a feature film.
Prior to founding Instinct Productions, Jemima Khan executive-produced the BAFTA-nominated documentary film We Steal Secrets: The Story of Wikileaks by Alex Gibney. She was also executive producer on the documentaries Unmanned: America’s Drone Wars and Making A Killing: Guns, Greed and the NRA, and the play, Drones, Baby, Drones at The Arcola Theatre.
Before moving into film and television, Jemima Khan worked as a journalist and editor. She was formerly European Editor-at-Large of Vanity Fair and Associate Editor of The New Statesman, a British political and cultural magazine. Before that, she was Associate Editor of The Independent newspaper and a contributing editor for British Vogue. Jemima has written articles for The Independent, The Sunday Times, The Evening Standard and the Observer. She has been an UNICEF ambassador since 2001.