Film, TV & Theatre
James was selected for the Channel 4 Screenwriting Scheme and was a finalist on Coming Up. Since then he has developed projects with Ridley Scott's Scott Free, Addictive Pictures, ITV Studios and Channel 4, and is currently writing a feature film with Screen Scotland's Scottish Film Talent Network. In September 2019, he won the BAFTA/Rocliffe New Writing Competition for his family script, THE MINISTRY OF UMBRELLAS.
Near-fi feature in development with Creative Scotland.
Sci-fi noir set in a dystopian future in which an advanced technology allows the rich and powerful to offload their negative emotions on an oppressed underclass.
Contained psychological thriller.
Psychological horror feature
THE PROVING GROUND
Winner of the Twit-Pitch competition. When a group of strangers wake in an abandoned desert town, with no memory of how they got there, they must band together to survive against a deadly enemy at the gates. As they investigate the town, however, they find even greater horrors within...
Supernatural mystery set in an Alaskan research station.
Evolutionary Films/Channel 4
Futuristic technology thriller in the mould of BLACK MIRROR.
Comedy drama set in an HR department.
Pilot set in a Pupil Referral Unit.