James is a screenwriter who sold his first feature script, White Elephant, to Rhombus Media and executive producer Niv Fichman (The Red Violin) in 2011. His second feature with Rhombus and Fichman, I Am Wanted, is based on a bestselling Swedish memoir and will shoot in Vietnam this fall with Crystal Bear-winning director Beata Gardeler (Flocking). His third, Clifton Hill, is in development with CSA-nominated Albert Shin (In Her Place) set to direct. James and his co-writer Matt Hansen (Zoom) were recently nominated for the Telefilm Canada Feature Comedy Exchange for their script Voluntourism (New Metric Media). His short film Milk and Honey won first prize at the 2014 Grand River Film Festival, and is currently viewable on the website of the NFB. He has also written for the Lifetime Movie Network and Breakthrough Entertainment.