James Crow is an English writer and director from Kent, who has carved out a successful career as an independent film writer in a wide range of genres, including films sold to Lionsgate and Studio Canal. His first feature film as writer GBH (Riot) featured the legendary Steven Berkoff, and was selected for both the London Independent Film Festival & European Independent Film Festival respectively. It also won Best International film at the Underground Cinema Festival in Ireland, before going on to receive a limited cinema release and going on sale in stores nationwide, staying in the virgin media player top 5 for over a month. The film was re-brought and re-released by Lionsgate the following year. Since then James has written the first film of the He Who Dares action franchise, which was featured on the front page of IMDB's hottest new trailers, and wrote the story for WW2 action film Allies featuring Julian Ovenden and Matt Willis. His first solo film as director, Countrycide, was a short anti-drink driving black comedy that made judge's shortlist at the Theatre Royal Margate, as part of the 2 Days Laughter Festival (with Vanessa Stevenson being nominated for best actress). This was followed straight after by Among Angels being nominated for best matinée film at the 10th Anniversary of 2 days later. His next short horror film, Death Machine 666, was selected in the top 5 films of the Colchester 48 hour film challenge, and went up for best film at the Colchester film awards 2013. James also recently made his first debut as a theatre writer and director, with his first play Vampires, Witches & Antidepressants being nominated for 6 awards and winning best costume.