James Watkins (director)
James Thomas Watkins|
20 May 1973
|Occupation||Screenwriter, Film Director|
|Known for||The Woman in Black|
He wrote and directed the critically acclaimed thriller Eden Lake, starring Michael Fassbender and Kelly Reilly. It won Best Horror Film at the 2009 Empire Awards, the Jury Prize at Sitges Fantasy Festival and Best Director at Fantasporto. He was nominated for the Douglas Hickox Award at the 2008 British Independent Film Awards.
He has written scripts for Warner Bros, Working Title, Film4 and BBC Films.
|2002||My Little Eye||No||Yes|| Feature film debut |
Co-written with David Hilton
|2007||Gone||No||Yes||Co-written with Andrew Upton|
|2008||Eden Lake||Yes||Yes||Directorial debut|
|2009||The Descent Part 2||No||Yes|| Also second unit director |
Co-written with James McCarthy and J Blakeson
|2012||The Woman in Black||Yes||No|
|2016||Bastille Day||Yes||Yes||Co-written with Andrew Baldwin|
|Black Mirror||Yes||No|| TV Series |
Episode: "Shut Up and Dance"