James Hale:  MD & series producer/director

James Hale: MD & series producer/director

James is an award-winning series producer and director with a successful track record in devising and producing music and history documentaries for UK broadcasters. His credits include BAFTA Cymru nominated Public Enemy: Prophets of Rage, David Bowie & the Story of Ziggy Stardust, Born to Be Wild: The Golden Age of American Rock, One Nation Under a Groove: The Story of Funk and BAFTA Cymru winning Music For Misfits: The Story of Indie

In 2015 he set up Lazerbeam Productions and has conceived, produced and directed Roots Reggae Rebellion (BBC Four), Hidden Cardiff (BBC One Wales & BBC Two) and directed Hits, Hype and Hustle (BBC Four). He has just finished series producing and directing Lazerbeam production Hidden Wales with Will Millard for BBC Four and BBC Wales.

Hidden Cardiff was nominated for two BAFTA Cymru awards, including best director in October 2018. In 2019, Lazerbeam was awarded a Ffilm Cymru Horizons fund for a forthcoming feature length documentary.