Composer, Songwriter and Sound Designer
James is a composer, songwriter and sound designer based in Oxfordshire. He played and wrote for various bands throughout his teens and early twenties, performing from London to New York and being played on BBC Radio 1, BBC 6 Music and Radio X.
He has composed title music for BBC 1 and ITV and scored programmes for Channel 4, E4 and A+E Network’s Crime and Investigation. His music has also featured on HBO, Netflix, Sky Atlantic, BBC 2, BBC 4, Channel 5, Discovery, Sky Premiere, Sky Sports amongst many others, and is used daily on television around the world. He is a composer for Sony/ATV publishing, EMI, Extreme Music, Sky, EndemolShine, and international television & advertising campaigns. His work has also recently featured on major international film trailers, attracting over 15 million views and listens across Youtube and Spotify and was nominated for a Music and Sound Award.
In 2019 he was chosen to join the BFI x BAFTA Crew Talent Development Scheme.
James also has 7 years in-house experience as a music supervisor for television; giving him an instinctive understanding of writing music to picture.
He regularly appears on panels at various music industry events to discuss his experience of both composition and supervision. He has spoken at Sync Summit, Soho House, Liverpool Sound City, AIM, Go North! and Generator events.