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

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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.

The new SCI-FI script is almost complete.

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