James McCarthy is a screenwriter currently based at Jesus College, Cambridge. He loves writing “heightened genre” pieces where he can add left-field elements to commercial ideas. He also loves historical dramas. Excited by both TV and film, James is developing original projects and working on commissioned pieces.
Armadillo (2017) A TV thriller series developed with producer Nicholas Yearwood and Duchess Street Productions. Pilot Episode and bible written.
(2013-2015) Film treatment optioned by Hollywood production company. Wrote original screenplay (with revisions) for them.
Safe From Harm (2012-2013) Original Film spec screenplay optioned by Element Pictures. Wrote revised drafts for them.