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James Kent

James Kent

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Natasha Galloway
Assistant: Georgina Carrigan
+ 44 (0) 20 3214 0860
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Film
ProductionCompanyNotes
TESTAMENT OF YOUTH
(2014)
Heyday FilmsProds: Rosie Alison, David Heyman
Starring Alicia Vikander, Kit Harington, Emily Watson, Dominic West, Hayley Atwell and Miranda Richardson
Television
ProductionCompanyNotes
AMERICAN CRIME II
(2015)
ABCProds: John Ridley, Michael MacDonald
Starring Felicity Huffman, Timothy Hutton Regina King
11/22/63
(2015)
Bad Robot / Warner Bros TVProds: JJ Abrams, Bridget Carpenter
Starring: James Franco, Chris Cooper, Sarah Gadon
THE THIRTEENTH TALE
(2013)
Heyday FilmsDirector. 90min film for BBC2.
Written by Christopher Hampton.
Starring Vanessa Redgrave and Olivia Colman

*Winner, C21 Media awards 'Best Miniseries'.
THE WHITE QUEEN
(2012)
BBC/StarzLead Director.
Episodes 1, 2 and 3 of a major 10 part drama on The Wars of The Roses.
Starring Janet McTeer, Robert Pugh, Max Irons, James Frain and introducing Rebecca Ferguson.

*Nominee, Golden Globes 2014, Best Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television
*Nominee, Golden Globes 2014, Best Performance by and Actress in a Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Rebecca Ferguson)
*Nominee, Golden Globes 2014, Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Mini-Series or Motion Picture Made for Television (Janet McTeer)
*Nominee, Emmy Awards 2014, Outstanding Miniseries
*Nominee, Emmy Awards 2014, Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or Special
*Nominee, Emmy Awards 2014, Hairstyling for a Single-Camera Series
*Nominee, Emmy Awards 2014, Music Composition For A Series (Original Dramatic Score)
CHOPIN SAVED MY LIFE
(2012)
Channel 4Director. 60 min doc.

*Nominated Grand Jury Award Sheffield Documentary Film Festival.
*Nominated Grierson Award for Best Arts Documentary.
INSIDE MEN
(2011)
BBC4 x 1 hours for BBC1. Exec Prod Hilary Salmon. Producer Colin Wratten.
Starring Steven Mackintosh, Ashley Walters, Kierston Wareing, Warren Brown.
MARCHLANDS
(2011)
ITV StudiosSole director on 5 x 60 min drama: a haunting ghost story told over three generations.
9/11: THE VOICES FROM THE TOWERS
(2009)
Darlow Smithson/ HBO90 min feature documentary

*Nominee, 2010 International Emmy Awards, Documentary
*Nominee, Broadcast Awards 2010: Best Documentary
*Nominee, British Press Guild Awards 2010: Best Single Documentary
THE SECRET DIARIES OF MISS ANNE LISTER
(2009)
Oxford Film & Television/ BBC90 min drama based on the diary of a remarkable woman
Starring Maxine Peake

* Premiered at the London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival in March 2010 as the Opening Night Gala film in the Odeon West End
* Opening Film, San Francisco Gay Film Festival, June 2010
* Winner, Audience Award for Best Film, Toronto Gay and Lesbian Film Festival
* Winner, Grand Jury Award for Best International Feature: L.A. Outfest Los Angeles Gay and Lesbian Film Festival (aka Outfest), July 2010
* Winner, Audience Award, Madrid Gay Film Festival, November 2010
* Winner Royal Bank of Canada Award for Best Feature Film - Toronto InsideOut Festival
* Winner Best Feature Film: Philadelphia QFest
* Winner Best Women’s Feature Pikes Peak Lavender Film Festival, Colorado Springs
* Winner People’s Choice Best Feature Film Madrid LesGaiCineMad
* Winner Maxine Peake – Best Actress Gotham Film Festival
* Winner James Kent – Best Director Atlanta Out on Film
* Winner Jury Award Best International Feature Memphis Outflix 21
* Winner Audience Award Best Narrative Feature Austin International GLIFF
* Winner “Coup de Coeur du Public" Toulouse Des Images aux Mots Festival
MARGARET
(2009)
Great Meadow/ BBCDirector Writer: Richard Cottan 2 hr single film Cast: Lindsay Duncan as Margaret Thatcher

*Winner, RTS Awards 2009: Best Production Design
CAT AMONG THE PIGEONS
(2008)
ITV Drama / Mammoth ScreenDirector
Writer: Mark Gatiss
Cast: David Suchet, Harriet Walter, Claire Springer, Natasha Little
WAR ORATORIO
(2007)
Oxford Film & Television / More 4 / Channel 4Director. 90 min film TX: June 2007 Libretto by Michael Symmons-Roberts Composer: Dominic Muldowney

*Winner, RTS Craft Awards: Best Sound
*Winner, UK Audio Film and TV Awards: Best Sound
*Winner, BAFTA: Best Sound
*Nominee, Banff Television awards: Best Performance film
ELIZABETH DAVID: A LIFE IN RECIPES
(2006)
Wall to Wall / BBC2Director.
90 min drama
Exec: Leanne Klein
Cast: Catherine MacCormack & Greg Wise

*Nominee, Grierson Awards for Best Factual Drama 2006
H.G.WELLS: WAR WITH THE WORLD
(2005)
Wall to Wall / BBC2Adaptor/Director.
90 min drama
Exec: Leanne Klein
Cast: Michael Sheen, Sally Hawkins & Dermot Crowley
HOLOCAUST: A MUSIC MEMORIAL FILM FROM AUSCHWITZ
(2004)
BBC2Director.
90 min single
Exec: Peter Maniura

*Winner, BAFTA 2006 ‘Huw Wheldon Award for Best Specialist Factual’
*Winner, International Emmy 2005 ‘Best Arts Programme’
*Winner, RTS Award 2005 ‘Best Arts Programme’
*Nominated, Grierson Award / Prix Italia
*Nominated, BANFF Television Festival
CUTTING EDGE: THE KIDNAPPING OF ELIZABETH SMART
(2003)
Darlow Smithson / Channel 4Director.
Exec: John Smithson
THE GENIUS OF MOZART
(2002)
BBC2Writer/Director.
60 min drama doc
Execs: Sue Judd/Peter Maniura
Cast: Kenneth Cranham & Claire Skinner

*Winner, BAFTA Best Sound 2005
WITHCRAZE
(2002)
Blast! Films / BBC2Director.
60 min drama
Execs: Ed Choulthard/Krishan Arora
JOHN OSBORNE: ANGRY MAN
(2001)
Oxford TV / Channel 4Exec/Director.
90 min doc
Execs: Nick Kent/Janice Hadlow
LARRY AND VIVIEN: THE OLIVIERS IN LOVE
(2001)
Blakeway / Channel 4Director.
90 min doc
Execs: Hamish Mykura/Janice Hadlow
NAZI WOMEN - MAGDA GOEBBELS
(2000)
Oxford TV / Channel 4Exec/Director.
60 min single
Execs: James Kent/Janice Hadlow
STORYVILLE 'GIANNI VERSACE: FASHION VICTIM'
(2000)
Littlebird / BBC2 / HBO / Canal PlusDirector.
90 min doc
INSIDE STORY: 'THE RUSSIAN CRACKER' AND 'BOY CRAZY'
(1998)
BBC1(1998-2000)
Producer/Director.
50 min doc
Exec: Olivia Lichtenstein
EASTENDERS
(1999)
BBC1Director. 5 episodes
MELROSE SPACE
(1998)
Illuminations / BBCProducer/Director.
VILE BODIES: THE DEAD
(1997)
Blast! Films / Channel 4Producer/Director. 60 min doc
JOHN WAYNE: THE UNQUIET AMERICAN
(1997)
BBC2Producer/Director. 60 min doc
ALBERT CAMUS: THE MADNESS OF SINCERITY
(1996)
BBC BookmarkDirector. 90 min single
Prod: Pascale Lamche

*Winner Montreal Film Festival 'Best Arts Documentary'
THE ROOTS OF ALEX HALEY
(1996)
BBC BookmarkProducer/Director. 60 min single
AMERICAN VISIONS
(1996)
American Visions(1994-1996)
Producer/Director. 3 x 60 min

*Nominated, BAFTA 'Best Arts Programme'
THE LATE SHOW: 'THE WAR OVER WARHOL' 'TELLING THE TROUBLES' 'LOUIS ALTHUSSER'
(1994)
BBC(1992-1994)
Producer/Director. 3 x 45 min doc
WITHOUT WALLS: SERIES OF SHORT FILMS
(1992)
Wall to Wall / Channel 41991-1992
Producer/Director

*Winner, BP Arts Journalism Award
CHANNEL 4 NEWS / BBC NEWSNIGHT
(1991)
BBC & Channel 41989-1991
Producer