Agent: Edward Hughes
James Henry is an award winning director for both film and television.
He studied Film & Media (BA Honours 2.1) at the University of Stirling, spending his third year studying film production at the University of California, San Diego. He then gained a Postgraduate Diploma in Electronic Imaging (TV production) from the University of Dundee.
After serving time as a trailer-maker at Scottish Television, he directed documentaries, titles, children’s series and commercials, before moving into short film and TV drama. He is also actively pursuing his writing and has several projects in development.
M.I. HIGH – Kudos Film & Television/BBC
Episodes of hit children’s action adventure series.
RIVER CITY – BBC
Multiple episodes of the re-formatted popular Scottish soap.
PERSONAL AFFAIRS – BBC
Two episodes of the BBC3 comedy drama series.
HOLBY CITY – BBC
Two episodes of the medical drama.
TAGGART – SMG/ITV
Six episodes of the popular Glasgow set detective series.
SHOEBOX ZOO – BBC
Six episodes of the Scottish BAFTA-winning children’s drama series.
HIGH TIMES – SMG
Three episodes of the comedy drama series.
Winner of the Scottish BAFTA for Best Drama 2004.
Winner Best Drama Series at Celtic Film Festival 2005.
Nominated for the Golden Rose of Montreux.
HUBBUB – CBBC
Twenty six episodes of the surreal children’s comedy series.
THAT OLD ONE – Tartan Shorts
Starring Kevin McKidd and Laura Fraser.
Winner of Best British Short at Kinofilm Festival 2002.
Winner of Jury Prize at Message To Man Festival 2003.
Second Place at Mill Valley Film Festival 2003.
(Writer & Director)
GILLIE EN VACENCES
A personal, fictional documentary (in French with English subtitles).
Supported Mrs Brown at the Scottish Film Festival in Paris 1997.
BASIC INSTINCTS – Sky One
Thirteen part psychology series filmed around Britain.
SCOTTISH MEN – Scottish Television
Six-part documentary series.
SCOTTISH PROPERTIES – Scottish Television
Three investigative documentaries.
(spec script, in development)
THE HAIRUM-SCAIRUM, RAM-STAM BOY – BBC Scotland “Arts For Entertainment”
A bawdy modern retelling of Tam O’Shanter incorporating some of the Bard’s obscene verse.