James began his career in Perth, producing TVCs and the acclaimed short film The Paddock.
Following a stint in London where he worked at film design company Franki&Jonny, James produced the award-winning documentary My Uncle Bluey. He also production managed the feature Wasted on the Young, before relocating to Melbourne.
James became a highly regarded production manager and line producer, recently Line/Co-Producing the 6-part series Picnic at Hanging Rock in addition to credits including Underground, Nowhere Boys, Glitch, The King’s Daughter and Hunters.
James returned to Perth in 2019 where he produces and runs the Western Australian office for Arenamedia.
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