Writer / Director
He was also hired to be a Speaker for the Screenwriting Expo in Hollywood, where he taught a popular class on short filmmaking to students from around the world.
For the last two years he has been hired by the London Screenwriters’ Festival to be a Director for their Actor Table Reads where he has directed over twenty-five sessions with some of the leading actors in the Industry.
Along with this, he serves on the Writers’ Guild Film Committee.
His current short film, The Velvet Abstract, has been produced on six continents, and features CG and animating talent from The Hunger Games, Star Wars, Avatar, Game of Thrones, The Martian, and many more. This environmental film is narrated by Tobias Menzies and has been scored by the world-renowned Composer Jean-Pascal Beintus. The film is currently being submitted to film festivals.
James followed this with The Inuring which recently had its world premiere and is now on general release across the festival circuit.