James is a director and screenwriter from Hereford, England. His first short film, ‘Two Dancers’, which starred Carl Barat of The Libertines, closed the East End Film Festival in 2013 and earned him a place on the Directing Fiction MA at the UK’s National Film & Television School the following year. While at the NFTS James wrote and directed the short films Barry Glitter, The Car Washer and festival favourite Ferris & The Fancy Pigeon, which was shortlisted for Odeon's 'Best Short of the Year' and won the Royal Television Society award for ‘Best Drama’ in 2017. Jellyfish is James’ debut feature.
James currently lives in London and is in development of several film projects.