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Emotive / Visual / Charity

James is a true story teller known for his emotive, effects-driven films and his ability to get strong performances from both actors and non-actors alike, Lawes’ trademark style mixes the authentic with the otherworldly to fantastic effect.

Through his distinctive mix of visual effects, fluid camera work and polished, cinematic style, James evocative style has won him over 30 industry awards and attracted brands as diverse as Sainsbury’s Bank, Renault, RBS, Halifax, EDF, Meningitis Now, Accenture, B&Q, Canon, Ministry of Defence, Royal Mail, Pfizer, Cancer Research, Age UK and Lexus, to name just a few.