About me

I have been in the film & TV industry for over 15 years and has had the good fortune to work on many Film and Television productions including Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, Last of The Summer Wine, London’s Burning, Doctors, Rocket Man, Wheeler Dealers, Car of the Year & The Real Holiday Show. I started out as a Runner and worked his way up the Assistant Director ranks, before becoming a Producer and Director.

Bafta-Film-Awards-2012-James-Mellor
At the Bafta Film Awards in 2012

I have directed and produced a wide range of corporate films, promos, commercials, documentaries and short films. He started Rainbow Trout Films back in 2010 to offer a range of filmmaking services to his clients. Several of the films have gone on to win multiple international awards.

 

I directed a short film called ‘Wheeling Dealing’ back in 2004, which has been shown at Cannes in the Short Film Corner and at the BFI Disability Film Festival along with many other film festivals.

Filming Tour De France in Yorkshire
Filming Tour De France in Yorkshire

I lives in Ripponden, West Yorkshire, I studied Media Technology at Thames Valley University.  With semi regular visits to London for Meetings and film events.