James is a wildlife film maker on a mission to create entertaining and impactful viewing experiences for everyone who seeks to enjoy and connect with the natural world.
Previously, James was creator and Exec Producer of the BBC’s hit series ‘Blue Planet II’, which broke all records in UK as the most-watched wildlife documentary series for over 20 years. The ‘Blue Planet effect’ became part of the national conversation, with the series creating undeniable impact in many parts of the world.
James is a biologist by degree and a storyteller by heart. After 25 years public service broadcasting, James has now set-up his own TV production company Freeborne and is developing a number of new projects in creative partnership with Netflix Studios and produced by Wild Space Productions.