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James is a camera and steadicam operator represented by 'PrinceStone [gb]' in London. He is a member of the ACO (Association of Camera Operators) and the GBCT. James was trained in steadicam by Garrett Brown and is the son of Vernon Layton BSC. He is based in London and works on feature films, TV and commercials. See full bio »

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His Dark Materials Camera and Electrical Department
(2019)
The Wife Camera and Electrical Department
(2017)
The Great Camera and Electrical Department
(2020-2021)
Invasion Camera and Electrical Department
(2021)

Filmography

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  Lockwood & Co (TV Series) ("A" camera & steadicam operator - 2021) (pre-production)
  Invasion (TV Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes, 2021) (steadicam operator - 4 episodes, 2021) (filming)
- Episode #1.8 (2021) ... (camera operator: "a" camera, UK) / (steadicam operator: UK)
- Episode #1.7 (2021) ... (camera operator: "a" camera, UK) / (steadicam operator: UK)
- The King Is Dead (2021) ... (camera operator: "a" camera, UK) / (steadicam operator: UK)
- Episode #1.1 (2021) ... (camera operator: "a" camera, UK) / (steadicam operator: UK)
 2021 End of Term (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator) (completed)
  The Great (TV Series) (camera operator - 11 episodes, 2020 - 2021) (steadicam operator - 11 episodes, 2020 - 2021)
- Heads It's Me (2021) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The Great (2020) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The Beaver's Nose (2020) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Love Hurts (2020) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Meatballs at the Dacha (2020) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2020/I Rebecca (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2020 The Third Day: Autumn (TV Movie) (camera operator)
 2020 Dream Horse (camera operator: racing unit - as James Layton ACO)
  His Dark Materials (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes, 2019) (steadicam operator - 6 episodes, 2019)
- Betrayal (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The Fight to the Death (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The Daemon-Cages (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The Lost Boy (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Armour (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2019 Departure (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes)
- End Game (2019) ... (camera operator)
- Grounded (2019) ... (camera operator)
- Sabotage (2019) ... (camera operator)
- Prime Suspect (2019) ... (camera operator)
- Survivor (2019) ... (camera operator)
  The Spanish Princess (TV Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes, 2019) (steadicam operator - 4 episodes, 2019)
- Heart Versus Duty (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The Battle for Harry (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- An Audacious Plan (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- The New World (2019) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2019 Born a King (steadicam operator: UK)
 2019 For Love or Money (camera operator)
  A Discovery of Witches (TV Series) (camera operator - 8 episodes, 2018) (steadicam operator - 8 episodes, 2018)
- Episode #1.8 (2018) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #1.7 (2018) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #1.6 (2018) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #1.5 (2018) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #1.4 (2018) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2018 We Have Always Lived in the Castle (steadicam operator)
 2018 London Fields (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2018 Just Molly & Me (Short) (camera operator)
  C.B. Strike (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes, 2018) (steadicam operator - 2 episodes, 2018)
- Career of Evil: Part 2 (2018) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Career of Evil: Part 1 (2018) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2017/I The Wife (steadicam operator)
 2017/I Journey's End (steadicam operator)
  Into the Badlands (TV Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes, 2017) (steadicam operator - 4 episodes, 2017)
- Chapter XVI: Wolf's Breath, Dragon Fire (2017) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Chapter XV: Nightingale Sings No More (2017) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Chapter XIV: Sting of the Scorpion's Tail (2017) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Chapter XIII: Black Heart, White Mountain (2017) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
  Fortitude (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes, 2017) (steadicam operator - 2 episodes, 2017)
- Episode #2.7 (2017) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2017 Bitter Harvest (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2016 Walk Invisible: The Brontë Sisters (TV Movie) (steadicam operator)
 2016 The Comedian's Guide to Survival (camera operator: "a" camera: UK) / (steadicam operator: UK)
 2016 One More Time with Feeling (Documentary) (steadicam operator)
  New Blood (TV Series) (camera operator - 6 episodes, 2016) (steadicam operator - 4 episodes, 2016) (director of photography - 1 episode, 2016)
- Case 3, Part 1 (2016) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Case 3, Part 2 (2016) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Case 2, Part 2 (2016) ... (director of photography: second unit)
- Case 2, Part 1 (2016) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Case 1, Part 3 (2016) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
  Downton Abbey (TV Series) (camera operator - 10 episodes, 2014 - 2015) (steadicam operator - 8 episodes, 2015) (steadiam operator - 1 episode, 2015)
- Christmas Special (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #6.8 (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadiam operator)
- Episode #6.7 (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #6.6 (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode #6.5 (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2015 Lady Chatterley's Lover (TV Movie) (steadicam operator)
 2015 Humans (TV Series) (steadicam operator - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.2 (2015) ... (steadicam operator - uncredited)
 2015 The C Word (TV Movie) (camera operator: "b" camera)
  Episodes (TV Series) (camera operator - 4 episodes, 2015) (steadicam operator - 4 episodes, 2015)
- Episode Nine (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode Eight (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode Six (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
- Episode Three (2015) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2015 Silent Witness (TV Series) (steadicam operator - 2 episodes)
- Squaring the Circle: Part 2 (2015) ... (steadicam operator)
- Squaring the Circle: Part 1 (2015) ... (steadicam operator)
 2014 Snake Pit (Short) (additional photography) / (steadicam operator)
 2014 Atlantis (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes)
- The Grey Sisters (2014) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
- The Day of the Dead (2014) ... (camera operator: "b" camera)
 2014 Good People (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2014 The Quiet Ones (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2014 Total Chaos (steadicam operator)
 2014 Sherlock (TV Series) (camera operator - 1 episode)
- His Last Vow (2014) ... (camera operator: "c" camera - uncredited)
 2013 The Brunchers (Short) (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2013/I Soulmate (steadicam operator)
 2013 Leave to Remain (steadicam operator)
 2013 Scar Tissue (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2013 Diana (steadicam operator)
  Skins (TV Series) (camera operator - 2 episodes, 2013) (director of photography - 2 episodes, 2013) (steadicam operator - 2 episodes, 2013)
- Rise: Part 2 (2013) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit) / (steadicam operator)
- Rise: Part 1 (2013) ... (camera operator: "b" camera) / (director of photography: second unit) / (steadicam operator)
 2013 Dates (TV Series) (steadicam operator - 1 episode)
- Jenny & Nick (2013) ... (steadicam operator)
 2013 The Arbiter (steadicam operator: UK)
 2013 Everyone's Going to Die (steadicam operator)
 2012 Physics (Short) (steadicam operator)
 2012 Shackled (Short) (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2012 That Woman (Short) (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2012 Our Name Is Michael Morgan (Short) (steadicam operator)
 2012 The Seasoning House (camera operator: "b" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2012 Strippers vs Werewolves (steadicam operator)
 2012 The Devil's Dosh (Short) (steadicam operator)
 2012 Day of the Flowers (stills photographer)
 2012 Volume (Short) (steadicam operator)
 2011/II Taken (Short) (camera operator: "a" camera) / (steadicam operator)
 2004 Seed of Chucky (clapper loader - uncredited)
 2003 Blackball (assistant loader)
 2003 Second Nature (TV Movie) (camera trainee)
Show Show Cinematographer (11 credits)
Show Show Actor (5 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)

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Alternate Names:

James Layton ACO

Height:

6' 1" (1.85 m)
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Star Sign:

Capricorn

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