The official archive website of screenwriter and director James Leighton-Burns.

Showreel

2:20mins – Created for a sport commission which was confirmed.

James is directing a five part documentary project in 2018 & 19, plus a number of film commissions.
See his production company website for the most up to date information.

Biography –  Throughout James’s earlier career as a celebrated photographer he shot commissions for established brands, record labels, celebrities and musicians. He focused on personality and situation. His career began with Dazed & Confused, received work from magazines, weekend publications and fashion labels. His music photography archive contains artists such as Public Enemy, Eminem, an Oasis Album cover. Plus a collection of contemporary artists. His work can be seen in the National Portrait Gallery archive. His reportage work has taken him around the world many times. He also shot various advertising campaigns for brands and products before film making took over from stills.

The new SCI-FI script is almost complete.

 Selected images are being handled through Camera Press London.
All content is copyright, James Leighton-Burns™ is a trademark.
Permission must be granted first before using content, brand and imagery.

Archive Clients

Xbox
Sony
Smirnoff
Dazed & Confused
Alfa Romeo
Mercedes
UKTV
National Portrait Gallery
GQ
Esquire
FHM
Q
Sky
Nick Frost
Creations Records
Men’s Health
Vans
Zero 7
Virgin Records
Hugo Boss
McLaren
Vogue
Joint London
Box Fresh
Skint Records
Red Design
Santa Cruz
Jaguar
Maxim
Getty
Rook Films
Lotus
Toyota
MicroDot Design
Ferrari
Aston Martin
Farah
Observer
Telegraph
(more will follow shortly)