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Swapping Out - TV Pilot [Broadcast]
Director / Producer
TV show pilot shot in New York.
Champions of the World [VOD]
Champions of the World
My role: Director and Edit producer.
From Sheffield to Zambia, a travelogue adventure like no other. An unbelievable documentary following a well known musician across the world as he explores new music, arts and movements across Europe and Africa.
Section 298 [VOD]
Section 298 - Pakistan
Told through the eyes of three persecuted female Ahmadiyya, Section 298 unveils the realities of life under Pakistan's deadliest law.
Section 298 of the Pakistan Penal code (also known as the Blasphemy law) openly allows prosecution, imprisonment and death for those who identify as Ahmadi Muslims, a minority Islamic movement in Pakistan. Since 2010 over 200 Ahmadi Muslims have been killed inside their mosques by suicide bombs and vigilante mobs.
Distributed by Journeyman Films
Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun [Broadcast]
Bargain Loving Brits in the Sun
Channel 5 documentary catching up with Britons who swapped damp and grey conditions back home for some Spanish sunshine and new low-cost lifestyles on the Costa Blanca in Benidorm.
Shooting Producer / Director - James Dann
Wimbledon x Vodafone [Branded]
Wimbledon x Vodafone
Branded content for Wimbledon and Vodafone.
Video content shot on location at Wimbledon and Global HQ.
For Tomorrow - Jessica Alba / UN / Hyundai- [Branded]
For Tomorrow - Jessica Alba, United Nations and Hyundai.
Over the last few months, For Tomorrow have been working with the actress and activist to connect with a group of incredible people who are creating change all around the world.
In partnership with Hyundai and the United Nations, this is a series of videos on pioneering activists across the world.
Samsung X Vinted [Branded]
Samsung x Vinted
TikTok and IG content produced and directed for Samsung and Vinted. Working with Kalo and Eden Harvey, two of the UK's top influencers, these videos showcase the latest Samsung product range.
Samsung videos shot at their flagship Kings Cross KX store with TikTok influencers. Vinted videos shot on location across London.
Created on behalf of Coolr Agency, made for Samsung X Vinted.
Xbox UK [Branded]
Microsoft is celebrating 20 years of Xbox in Scotland with a new partnership with Gordon Nicolson Kiltmakers and Lochcarron of Scotland.
The end results - Xbox's very own tartan. Produced and directed by James Dann and ADVNCR.
Global Action Heros - Scania / Jack Morton [Branded]
Driving The Shift - Scania x Jack Morton
Climate change has reached a global crisis point and transport has a crucial role to play in turning this around.
Filmed in Africa, Northern Europe and Latin America - these short form documentaries champion Climate Action Hero's across the world.
NFTS and Comics - Bloomberg Quicktake [Branded]
NFTS and Comics - Bloomberg Quicktake
Marvel and DC have banned sales of NFTs featuring their characters. Madis Kabash finds out how artists and dealers are responding. Filmed on location in London, UK. Produced by James Dann and Bloomberg Quicktake.
Currys / PC World [Branded]
Currys / PC World
A series of internal videos made for Currys / PC World shot in store locations across the UK. These films showcase employees stories, focusing on where colleagues have gone above and beyond within their role, inspiring viewers and boosting moral.
Directed and Produced on behalf of Fresh Agency.
Why We March [VOD]
Why We March
Enduring the past to save the future. The last survivors of the holocaust return to the death camps of Poland to tell their stories.
From the killing field of Majdanek to the infamous Auschwitz camp, the survivors tell their stories and share their lives with the younger generation in order to make sure history never repeats itself.
Out On A Limb [VOD]
Out on a Limb
Out On A Limb - Available on Amazon Prime, Vimeo On Demand and Reelhouse.org
Three wheelchair users who embark on a mission to conquer the Swiss Alps and prove that having a disability won’t tame their sense of adventure
Out on a Limb has been screened at multiple cinemas and film festivals across the world, including Kendal Mountain Festival Manchester International Film Festival as well as The Savoy, Odyssey, Kino Films, Indieflicks and many more.
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We Left The Camps Singing
'We left the camp singing'
A documentary by James Dann and Italian pianist Sofia Tapinassi.
We Left the Camps Singing explores the story of musical activities in the Theresienstadt concentration camp, a unique camp located in Czechoslovakia in which encouraged art, music and theatre performances.
Senegal Stories: EDACY [Branded]
Senegal Stories: EDACY
Three documentaries focusing on the themes of unemployment, cultural barriers and the Senegalese school system.
Made for EDACY, an international education company aimed at providing young people with the skills they need in order to gain long term employment.
Showtown! Blackpool Museum [Branded]
Showtown! Blackpool Museum
A collection of stories from Blackpool's artists and performers. Created for Showtown! Museum.
CDN - Creative Diversity Network [Branded]
CDN - Disclosing Disabilities
CDN aims to enable the UK Broadcasting industry into increasing diversity and inspiring inclusion. This short form documentary explores the benefits of disclosing hidden disabilities to a future employer.
The Life of Alf Morris [Branded]
The Life of Alf Morris
A three part documentary series celebrating the life of Alf Morris, the worlds first minister for disabled people.
Often described at the Magna Carta for disabled people, the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and the Equality Act 2010 was the first disability rights legislation anywhere in the world and laid the foundations for all future legislation to aid the disabled.
From the streets of Philadelphia where people lie awake in bed playing ‘gunshot or firework’, to the remote Maryland hunters whose lives depend on their firearms to defend themselves, 2nd Amendment shatters the headlines and exposes the people and powers which lie at the core of the gun debate.
Shown at Genesis Cinema and Hackney Picturehouse. This documentary has also been used in American Studies courses throughout the UK.
BBC1: Inside Out London
BBC1: Inside Out London
Filmed on location in Auschwitz, Poland, this BBC1 Documentary meets the survivors of one of the worlds worst atrocities.
In this documentary, we hear the harrowing stories of some of the Holocaust’s last remaining survivors.
Shelter: Manchester Series
Cause and Consequence: Shelter
This documentary explores the Manchester Homelessness Charter's Mental Health Action Group and the issues that surround people who experience mental health and homelessness issues.
The aim of this was to raise social awareness of mental health, and how it can be both a cause and consequence of homelessness.
I'm Not Drunk! - Living with Ataxia
I'm Not Drunk! Living with Ataxia
Fashion designer Joe Jervis suffers from Ataxia, a rare degenerative disease which rapidly degrades a persons speaking, muscle control and motor skills.
Travelling to Milan, Joe wants to discover if he has what it takes to make it in the industry before it's too late.
Baku: Exploring the land of Fire in Azerbaijans Capital
Baku: Exploring the land of Fire in Azerbaijans Capital
Tourism in the capital city of Azerbaijan is on the rise.
Made in conjunction with Erasmus+, The Government of Azerbaijan and The Education Centre of Youth, I produced and presented a documentary about Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan.
Saved By The Squat
Saved by the Squat
After falling into homelessness, Carl finds refuge in the infamous Cornerhouse Squat.
Filmed in Manchester, this documentary explores the issues of rough sleeping and the dangers that exist within a society where people can so easily fall through the cracks.