James Maycock

 
 
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James is an award-winning director of acclaimed long-form factual films for the BBC, Sky, RTE, History Channel/A&E. His films include biographies, presenter-led films and ones approached more thematically. Some are considered the definitive films on their subject.

An authority on 20th & 21st century popular culture, history & music, James’ films encompass the relevant political, racial & social contexts. A skilled writer, James has also penned over 70 feature articles for most of the British broadsheet newspapers, often on broad cultural subjects.

See James’ own website


Awards

  • 2017 Grierson Award - Best Science Documentary
    Winner - Forces Of Nature

  • 2014 Grierson Award - Best Science Documentary
    Nominee - Human Universe: ‘Why Are We Here?

  • 2010 BAFTA Award - Best Director: Factual
    Nominee - How Earth Made Us: Water

  • 2007 BAFTA Award - Best Director: Factual
    Nominee - Earth: Power of the Planet: Atmosphere

  • 2007 BAFTA Award - Best Factual Series
    Nominee - Earth: Power of the Planet: Atmosphere

  • 2007 Grierson Award - Best Science Documentary
    Nominee - Earth: Power of the Planet: Atmosphere

  • 2007 Wildscreen Awards - Earth Sciences Award (single film) & Best Series

    Winner - Earth: Power of the Planet: Atmosphere