James Erskine

Exec Producer

James Erskine is an Emmy-nominated documentary director and acclaimed narrative film-maker. In the last three years his work has included three feature length projects all of which he served on as both writer and director: Oil Storm, an award-winning, “what if” style docudrama for the FX channel that predicted Hurricane Katrina; Gold Diggers, a journalistic documentary that relied heavily on original research, illustrated with stunning reconstructions; and EMR, a theatrically released independent feature, and winner of several film festivals including Raindance. In addition to this, James has also directed several episodes of popular BBC dramas Robin Hood and Torchwood. His previous work inculdes documentaries for BBC, Discovery, Channel 4 and Channel 5.

To contact James, please visit www.newblackfilms.com