Grey Skies: A War Of The Worlds Story
Video Game (PC/PS4/Xbox One/Switch)
"Grey Skies: A War of the Worlds Story is a stealth based single player adventure that throws you right into the middle of the Martian invasion. Play as Harper through her personal story amidst the most significant event in human history.
Based on the great work of H.G. Wells, explore the English countryside and encounter iconic concepts such as Black Smoke, Red Weed and of course the almighty Fighting Machine and it's Heat Ray!"
The score comprises of a blend of Orchestra and Hardware Synthesizers, which nods to Music from previous 'War Of The Worlds' adaptions, whilst taking the IP in a modern direction.
"With an awe inspiring soundtrack and moody score, this third person close encounter of the video game kind is atmospheric and tense".
Welcome To Hanwell
Video Game (PC/PS4/Xbox One/Switch)
"Welcome to Hanwell, once a safe haven from the horrors of the world, now a cesspit of anomalous scum. Explore a dense open world of terror, every building a unique location with it's own story to tell. Strung together by the remnants of Hanwell."
The score comprises of a haunting blend of Orchestra, Synthesizers and Sound Design to accompany the terrifying world of Hanwell.
"And the music fits in perfectly. It almost sounds like a more classic horror soundtrack, swelling at just the right times, as the dread gets more and more intense".
"The best part of the game is the music, it sets the tone and adds to the creepiness".
"This game has the most intense music ever".
Gameumentary is a popular Youtube channel and subsidiary of The Escapist, with total views exceeding two million. Founded by Nick Calandra, the channel produces high quality, feature length video game documentaries, involving travel to developer studios across the globe for detailed interviews with the development team.
Their latest feature length Documentary tells the story of Spiritfarer; the indie smash hit from Thunder Lotus Games. Learn how the team told extremely personal stories of grief and loss with the games narrative and how they dealt with the Covid-19 Pandemic and Work From Home, whilst nearing the end of development.
Darkest Dungeon: Documentary
This Gameumentary film from The Escapist tells the story of Red Hook Studios and how the studios debut title 'Darkest Dungeon' became a critically acclaimed, financial success; sticking to their initial vision in spite of personal and financial issues in getting the game funded.
Insurgency: The Documentary Series
Documentary Series (3 Episodes)
Gamementary's biggest Documentary project to date, delves deep into the origins of independent developer 'New World Interactive' and the 'Insurgency' First Person Shooter franchise across its 3 episode run time. Detailing the studios struggles and major success up to latest title 'Insurgency: Sandstorm', as well as expansion into Studios in Amsterdam, Colorado and now Calgary.
Divinity: Original Sin Documentary
This feature length Documentary explores the very beginnings of Larian Studios and the Divinity franchise. It tells the story of the struggles the studio faced on their journey to becoming an independent studio, and how each game in the Divinity franchise laid the foundation for what would become, Original Sin.
The Shield Maiden
Medieval Action Film (Short)
This Short film from Holepunch Pictures, showcases the impressive Combat skills of lead Actor 'Rebecca Pickering'. Featuring a professional Fight Choreography, the film tells the Tale of 'Arnora' a medieval warrior who must stand her ground against a deadly group of bandits.
To match the intensity of the fights, the music featured a tight and percussive score, comprised of Strings and a large Percussion ensemble.
Taco Bell - Incepator?
TV Spot (Romania)
This TV Spot for Taco Bell in the Romanian Advertising Market, used James' track 'Guardians Of Hope' licensed through No Sheet Music.
The epic scale and shooting style in the advert is reflected through the track's grand Orchestral style with Choir.
Horror Film (Short)
A short Film in which a young woman is trapped in a small bathroom, with something terrifying trying to get to her from the other side of the door.
The Director wanted the music to be a throwback to the classic John Carpenter style Horror scores of the 70s/80s, at the same time mixing more traditional modern horror and aleatoric elements.
Directed by Aidan Sheridan, Holepunch Pictures and Premiered at the 'Making Films' December 2018 Screening in London.
No Kittens In Paradise
No Kittens in Paradise tells the story of two powerful warriors performing a tribal dance in preparation for war, before teaming up to feed a greater force.
Directed and animated by Swantje Wenz; the film premiered at the Pictoplasma Animation Festival in Berlin.
As well as showings at various Festivals across the world including; Animation Block Party New York, Animation Block Party London, ANIMFEST Athens & Wasteland Film Festival, California City.
BFI Future Film Festival Trailer
Online Spot (Trailer)
"The UK’s most important film industry festival for young, emerging filmmakers is back with another jam-packed line up of events that will inspire you to make films and provide you with the industry insights you need to pursue a career in the film, TV and creative industries".
The British Film Institute (BFI) selected my Synthwave track 'Vibe City' to be the Soundtrack to the Festival's Trailer; used in promotional material across social media and played across the Festivals two day event at BFI HQ in Southbank London.
Winner at the 2012 Media Week Awards, in the Large Campaign Category (£1 Million +).
A promotional video on behalf of News UK to showcase The Sun's 'Captain Crunch' campaign; a multi-million pound deal with supermarket chain Tesco, in which the paper helped it's readers during the recession with money off voucher, money saving tops and bargains.
The campaign was the companies first win at the prestigious event and this video was played live to the audience as the team picked up their Award.