is a London-born filmmaker.
James has directed iconic, award-winning videos for ALABAMA SHAKES, COLDPLAY, NORAH JONES, OK Go & RADIOHEAD amongst many others. The video for Radiohead's "House of Cards" continues to be screened in contemporary art museums around the world.
In 2019 James was commissioned by RÜFÜS DUSOL to create a 360º film for the song "Underwater" which screened at HP's Antarctic Dome at the Coachella Music and Arts Festival, Indio, CA, where it played over two consecutive weekends to an estimated 100,000 people.
James has directed commercials for the most prestigious brands, including AMERICAN EXPRESS, AT&T, BANK OF AMERICA, BMW, FORD, IBM, MERCEDES BENZ, NIKE & VERIZON. His work for GRAMMYS® feat. Ella Mai & his NIKE commercial feat. Didier Drogba were both shortlisted for Cannes Lions.
ADDY Awards, AICP, Art Directors Club, CR Annual, D&AD, LA Film Festival, London International Advertising Awards, MVPA Awards, New York Festivals, ONE Show, Telly Awards, UK MVA, Webby Award
Billboard Music Award, BRIT Award, British Design of the Year Award, Cannes Lions, GRAMMY®, MTV Music Award, Much Music Award, MVPA Awards
Work in Exhibit
British Design Museum. London, UK. CAC, Cincinnati. OH, USA. Maison des arts Créteil. Paris, FR. Museum of Contemporary Art. Sao Paulo, BR. The Australian Centre for the MovingImage. Melbourne, AUS. The Barbican Centre. London, UK. The Museum of the Moving Image. New York,USA . The Vienna Museum of Contemporary Art.Vienna, AUT. Victoria & Albert Museum. London, UK