Writer, developer, and creator for kids tv
This is me
People say I'm "imaginative, creative, and very funny", "a delight to work with", "invaluable in the writers room" and "taller than we expected!".I live in Scotland but grew up in London, where I worked as both a nanny and a children's entertainer. In 2008 I got my Masters in Feature Film Screenwriting.I broke into kids TV in 2016 and never looked back.
WHAT DO I DO ALL DAY?
I write, develop, and create content for kids TV, with a speciality in pre-school comedy.I write scripts for smash-hit, award-winning, smile-inspiring shows like 'Hey Duggee!', 'Pip & Posy', and 'Dennis & Gnasher: Unleashed'.And I develop exciting new shows for producers and broadcasters around the world, writing across different genres and demographics, adapting books, and pitching new ideas to market.
I'm available for work
Who hires me?
I've been lucky enough to work with some of the biggest names in kids TV, from international broadcasters to independent studios.I work fast, I'm full of ideas, I love to collaborate, and I'm a great part of any writer's room.
WHAT DO PEOPLE SAY?
"James is flexible and hard-working, and his work always feels fresh and fun. We love working with him."
– Jenny Landreth, Head Writer, 'Hey Duggee!'_______________________"James is a delight to work with, coming with boundless enthusiasm, collaborative spirit, and originality. If only all development was this easy and fun!"
– Karen Vermeulen, Executive Producer
GET IN TOUCH
For all writing enquiries, please speak to my agent at Kitson Press Associates: firstname.lastname@example.org