Robert James

Head of Digital and Post Production at TVF Digital

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Currently head of fully integrated Digital and Post Production agency specialising in editing, design, development, web & social campaigns for top agencies, broadcasters and clients in media, pharma and hospitality industries. Recent clients include Ogilvy and Mather, McCann Erickson, ADKOA, Moving Brands, BBC, SKY, Nomad. I am a director, producer & editor with experience in broadcast, film, commercial, corporate and digital markets for the past 10 years in London. Previously I lived and worked in New York which is where I am originally from. I thrive on producing original and compelling work that will resonate with an audience. Most recently I have worked with Sony Computer Entertainment and Ichi worldwide editing trailers for the gaming industry. I have also been on contract with Vice Media as well as Jamie Oliver's editing Food Junkies, a tv series currently on London Live channel, SKY 117 and have previously worked with Sony Pictures Television for the past 5 years as promo producer & editor for trailers, promos, commercials and campaigns for their TV networks worldwide where I won a Promax Gold Award in 2015, 2011 and 2010 . In the past I have also worked with BAFTA & Oscar winning Passion Pictures UK as editor and creative where I was involved in projects for Gorillaz (Grammys Live, Brit Awards 2006, MTV Cribs), Coldplay, Becks, and Coke among others. I am well versed in all aspects of production from scriptwriting to shooting HD & film, lighting, directing and GFX. I specialise in post production in FCP 7 & X, Adobe Creative Suite, Premiere Pro, Photoshop, After Effects & Avid as well as Speedgrade and all codecs and delivery standards for broadcast, web and theatrical release. I am a graduate of New York University Tisch School of the Arts where I received a Masters of Fine Art in Film Directing.


  • Fashion
  • Advertising
  • Film
  • Marketing PR
  • Theatre
  • TV
  • Visual Arts
  • Art Direction
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Photoshop
  • Director
  • Dslr Videography
  • After Affects
  • Permiere Pro

People I’ve worked with

Companies I’ve worked with

  • Sony Pictures Entertainment

    Sony Pictures Entertainment

    • Film

Work history


Head of Digital

TVF Digital

Nov 2015
  • Full Time
  • Head of Digital and Post Production at TVF Digital. A an established, dynamic digital, post & creative agency. We deliver high-profile and highly effective digital campaigns across a wide range of sectors including arts, broadcasting, film, hospitality and healthcare. As part of the TVF Media group, TVF Digital we work with prestigious clients including the BBC, Sky, Channel 4, National Geographic, Fox, RTP, Pfizer and GSK among others, delivering social, web and creative campaigns & content. I manage a team of designers, developers, social media analysts and post production specialists.


Editor, Director and Producer

Freelance Creative [various

Apr 2007
  • Full Time
  • Produce, edit and create content and brand solutions for clients and agencies in commercial, film, digital and broadcast industries Develop and manage projects -including: design, on set production, grading, Script-writing I copy and art direction Direct and create promos & commission & create GFX on/off air media Clients include: MC Saatchi, Creative Partnership, Mother, AKQA, BBC, Publicis, ITV, Weiden + Kennedy, McCann Erickson, Sony Computer Entertainment, Maverick Media, Ogilvy, Grey, Freshone TV


Promo Producer & Creative

Bloomberg Television

May 2014 - Sep 2014
  • Full Time
  • Produce, edit, grade and audio for long form documentary shows, promos, and factual content for international news channel Developed concept, graphics, scriptwriting and design of shows from inception to delivery


Promo Producer & Creative

Sony Pictures Entertainment

Feb 2009 - Aug 2015
  • Full Time
  • Produce, edit, grade, and develop promos, trailers and content for Sony Broadcast channels in worldwide markets including the UK, Germany, South Africa, Russia and Italy Lead and collaborate with teams in concept development, campaigns, delivery of broadcast quality material according to UK and international standards Direct actors and voice-over artists and produce bespoke commercials and creative campaigns for drama series, films and channel branding Create and commission 2d & 3d motion graphics and branding for broadcast and digital output 2013 Promax Gold Award SA - Best gfx typography [Artillery LTD] 2010 Promax Silver Award SA - Best Editing for Drama Series



Master OF Fine Arts Film Directing

NYU Tisch School OF THE Arts

Sep 1999 - Jul 2004