Work Bio

James Lawes

James is known for his emotive, visceral films and his ability to get strong performances from both actors and non-actors alike. His style mixing the authentic with the sometimes otherwordly.

Through his distinctive mix of in-camera visual effects and highly considered, cinematic style, he brings a touch of the unexpected to the everyday. His skills and body of work have not gone unnoticed, winning him awards at Cannes, EvCom and the New York Film Festival.

James has directed commercials and content for clients like Renault, McDonalds, Cancer Research UK, Nature Valley, Sainsburys Bank, Halifax and Royal Mail to name but a few.

James is represented by Greenroom Films in Scotland.