Having completed a degree in the History of Art at Manchester University, Jim joined the UK film industry. He was soon working internationally on numerous features as an assistant director. Jim went on to direct several stand out shorts and has subsequently developed his abilities with TV drama and commercial
As a screen writer Jim has developed several original feature projects, working with producers like Jeremy Bolt (Event Horizon/Resident Evil) and Sarah Radclyffe (Ratcatcher/Wish You Were Here). Jim lives in London and is represented in the UK by Sean Gascoine at Lou Coulson Recording and Publishing.