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James Caddick completed an MA in Art and Design at The Royal College of Art and started directing upon graduation.Over the last 20 years he has made award winning work including broadcast and independent documentaries TV commercials, music videos and short films. His work has been shown at international festivals  including the London, Edinburgh, Milan and Cannes.


Research interests


2005 - The Cinema Of Jean Rouch - Essay in the Buryport Critical Forum. ISBN:1905000243

2005-2018 - Le Gun Magazine: A regular contributor of graphic stories.



2020 - A Documentary about the Impact of renewable energy on the landscape funded by Goldsmith University Design research fund.

2013 -2015 Elephant Days a Feature documentary funded by Universal Records about the Elephant and Castle community and the band ‘The Maccabees’ - It premièred at The BFI London Film festival.

2011 - Development grant funded by the Irish Film Council to make a documentary about the art of doodling.

2007 - Preparing For The Worst - 4X 3 Minute Wonders - Broadcast on Channel 4.

2004 Zlin: Travel grant funded by the RCA to research the city of Zlin’s functionalist architecture

2005 -2022 - Multiple budgets awarded for commercial work for Content, Music Videos and Television Commercials



2017 Falmouth School Of Art - Screening Of Elephant Days feature documentary.

2015 London College Of Printing - Presentation of feature documentary ‘Elephant Days’

2012 Cardiff School of Art - Talk and presentation on of my work.

2014 Royal College Of Art - Round table discussion on entering the industry.

2009 Hereford School of Art - Talk on pro Professional practice.

2009 Falmouth School Of Art - Film and Television - Invited to talk and present of my work



D&AD Channel 4 Honda Idents

MVA Katie Tunstal ‘If Only’ - Music Video

NME The Maccabees ‘Can You Give It’ - Music Video

RCA Moving Image Award David 39 - Short Film (Chris Garnham Memorial Award)

Edinburgh Film Festival Mclaren award (nomination) The Journey - Short Film

Creative Circle Awards - Channel 4 Honda idents


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy


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