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James Edwards

Investigations Producer/Producer Director

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Cardiff

Bristol

About Me

Currently leading the Investigations team at BBC Countryfile. As well as producing and directing, I manage the small unit of Directors, AP and Researchers producing the programmes main current affairs films which I also editorially oversee.From making primetime documentaries for BBC 2 to Producing and Directing on Countryfile and Panorama, I take... Read More

Currently leading the Investigations team at BBC Countryfile. As well as producing and directing, I manage the small unit of Directors, AP and Researchers producing the programmes main current affairs films which I also editorially oversee.

From making primetime documentaries for BBC 2 to Producing and Directing on Countryfile and Panorama, I take projects from pitch to screen. I’ve filmed alone in countries such as Greece and Egypt, and overseen complex productions and multi camera shoots, from boat races on the London Thames to a road trip across Romania.

A confident and assured director I'm visually creative and get the best out of production and on-screen talent, making programmes with energy, cinematic treatments and natural performances.

Working in History, Fact Ent, and Obs Doc means I can hunt out stories, structure compelling narratives and produce iconic imagery, while my background in Current Affairs allows me to approach every project with journalistic and editorial rigour. Followed with confident producing in the edit I deliver strong narratives, entertaining, polished and engaging programmes in tight timeframes with limited resources.

Email: james@jameswedwards.com
Tel: 07849 092 802
Web: www.jameswedwards.com

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Professional Training

Course / QualificationTraining Provider / InstitutionYear
CAA A2 CofC Drone Licence / UAV Academy/CAA / 2021
CAA A2 CofC Drone LicenceUAV Academy/CAA2021
Working with children / BBC / 2021
Working with children BBC2021
Safeguarding Impartiality, Anti-Fraud and Corruption Training, Anti-bribery, Unconcious Bias Awareness, Data Protection and Cyber Security / BBC / 2021
Safeguarding Impartiality, Anti-Fraud and Corruption Training, Anti-bribery, Unconcious Bias Awareness, Data Protection and Cyber Security BBC2021
News Assignment and Location Safety, STOP! Emergency First Aid, Production Safety / BBC / 2018
News Assignment and Location Safety, STOP! Emergency First Aid, Production Safety BBC2018
Media Law Online: England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Data Protection Enhanced / BBC / 2015
Media Law Online: England, Wales and Northern Ireland, Data Protection Enhanced BBC2015
Internet Investigations / BBC / 2014
Internet Investigations BBC2014

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  • Media I Work In:

    Broadcast Television

  • Locations I can work in:

    Work Anywhere

  • Language:

    English (Fluent)

  • Skills/Permits:

    Access Negotiation

    Casting

    Commentary Writing

    Driving Licence

    Edit Producing

    Equality, Diversity & Inclusion

    First Aid

    Heath And Safety Training

    Safeguarding Trust

    Script Writing

    Secret Filming

    Drone Pilot (CAA PFAW)

    Storytelling

  • Technical Skills:

    Adobe Premiere

    Avid Media Composer

    Canon 5D

    Canon 7D

    Canon C300 Mark III

    Final Cut Pro

    Sony PXW-FS5

    Sony PXW-FS7

    Final Cut Pro X

    GoPro

    Multicamera Directing

    Single Camera Directing

    Canon XF305

    DJI Osmo

    DSLR

    Self Shooting

    Stills

    Studio Experience

    Vision Mixing

    4K

    Avid

    Final Cut Pro 7

    HD

    Sound Recording

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