GRIERSON AWARD WINNING DOCUMENTARY SERIES DIRECTOR
Born in Devon, James graduated with first class honors degree from Plymouth University in film studies. From there, he went straight into developing and directing his own documentary series idea about the RNLI for the BBC. Since then he has become one of the most established and sought-after directors in the UK. He created the idea for Channel 4’s The Supervet and directed the first two series of the hugely popular show. He is adept at developing outside-the-box ideas and in his last series of the prime-time BBC1 show Reported Missing, he used a 1000 watt light attached to a drone to simulate police helicopter searchlights across the Durham landscape.
His is a pioneer in fixed rig documentaries:
He won a Grierson Award in 2018 for his role as Series Director for the first episode of the Channel 4 series 999: What’s Your Emergency.
He is an experienced natural history and underwater cameraman.
Currently James is working on a BBC2 Series about FORENSICS for Blast Films!
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