Artistic Director, Cork Film Festival
Prior to South Australian James’s appointment as Creative Director of the Cork Film Festival, in May 2013, he was Chief Executive Officer of Transmedia Next and, in 2011, he directed the 65th Edinburgh International Film Festival. Before that he ran Shooting People and RESFEST’s UK, Irish and Australian tours. James serves on the Boards of Encounters Short Film and Animation, Sheffield DocFest and the London Short Film festivals. He is a trustee of Dramatic Need.