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. His short films have screened at over 300 festivals, including Oscar and BAFTA qualifying ones. 

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