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James Gay-Rees

James Gay-Rees

James has produced a wide variety of films including the double Bafta-winning Senna directed by Asif Kapadia and the Academy Award-nominated Exit through the giftshop directed by Banksy.

After graduating from Southampton University in 1988 James worked briefly for Arthur Andersen in London before moving on to Miramax Films in New York and then Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles. Since setting up Midfield Films as a first-look deal with Working Title Films in 1998, he has produced 11 films.

He is currently in production on Amy, a feature documentary on the life and death of Amy Winehouse for Universal Music directed by Asif Kapadia and Palio, a feature documentary on the Palio in Siena directed by Cosima Spender.

Source: On the Corner - 2015

Selected filmography

see also: Producers

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