In his career James has directed over 200 actors, including Emmy® Winners and BAFTA Winners and he has been a Speaker for BAFTA, the Screenwriters Expo in Los Angeles, and numerous film festivals. He was also elected to the Executive Council of The Writers’ Guild of Great Britain.

His short films have screened at over 300 festivals, including Oscar and BAFTA qualifying ones. His latest films, The Sands of TimeWhen the Rain Sets In and Sonar are out now simultaneously on the festival circuit.

James has now been selected by BAFTA for their new talent membership programme BAFTA Connect which leads to full BAFTA membership.