writer and filmmaker from Cumbria, UK.



BA English Language & Literature, St Johns College, University of Oxford 



Reverence, short film, Writer - Director, DP

2016 - present

Co-Founder: Taskscape Media, Branding, Producer - Director, Editor 


Insanity, short film, Writer-Director 

Oxford University Film Foundation award & screening

2017 - 2020 

>>> credited as:

James Jepson

The Leaves of Southwell, web series, Taskscape Media, Producer - Director, Edit Assistant, Script writer

It Takes A Village • Good Looking • Same Difference 

web series, Taskscape Media, Producer - Director,

Edit Assistant, Script writer

No Wealth But Life?, web series, Taskscape Media, Producer  

Diversify Kenya: Agriculture for an uncertain future, web series, Taskscape Media, Producer, Director, 2nd Cam, 

Growing Beyond Monoculture, web series, Taskscape Media, Producer - Director, Editor, Script writer, Narrator

2019 - present 

Founder: Upper Air ltd, Branding, Producer, Writer -Director,  Editor 

The Trace: a portrait of street photographyUpper Air, Producer, Writer - Director,  Editor


The Object, short film, Upper Air, Producer, Writer - Director,  Editor 

Upper Air, short film, Upper Air, Producer, Writer - Director,  Editor

Festival Selections

Stockholm City Film Festival 

London Indie Short Festival

Manchester International Film Festival 

Hinterlands International Rural Film Festival 

Spotify & Social Visuals, web content, Nicola Claudine, Intimations Album Launch 

Creating Nàdar, web content, Taskscape Media,   Producer, Writer - Director,  2nd Camera, 2nd Editor 


Foodlands, Prophets, Wizards & the Quest to Value Nature, Taskscape Media, Producer-Writer, Audio Editor, Co-creator, Co-host



Disrupt The Narrative, video installation, Taskscape Media | Nottingham Contemporary Gallery


Thoughts In Series, video installation, Taskscape Media, The Guild Of St George, Sheffield Millennium Gallery, Brantwood Ruskin Museum Cumbria, online [C-19 rescheduling]


A Place In Time, video installation, Taskscape Media, Arbikie Distillery Scotland, Matt Carmichael Music  

British Council Event, COP26 Stand, online

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