Scripts/Screenplays

James has written many scripts and screenplays over the years 

and has dusted some of his favourites off for creatives, producers and filmmakers to option or collaborate on to bring them to life. So, whether you're a Hollywood Producer or a student film-maker looking for their next story...

GET IN TOUCH! 

Four Sugars, Just Like My Brother

This pilot script for a gritty 3 part drama series got James down to the final 26% of entrants for the 2020 BBC Writers Academy.

The story follows Jimmy a 30-something year old man as he returns to Dublin for the first time since running away as a child, to attend the funeral of his younger brother Declan. 

Was Declan's death in the park really suicide? And why did Jimmy escape his life when he was just a boy?

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I See You Harry

I See You Harry was James' first attempt at writing a feature length screenplay. This two hour film was written in 2013 and got to the second read through in the BBC Writersroom Scheme aswell as gaining some interest from agents at the time.  A buyer nor producer transpired  in the end and the script has sat gathering dust for 7 years....until now. 

The story is a coming-of-age comedy drama about Harry, a 20 something year old man who is confined to a wheelchair after an accident. The story explores his relationship with his sister as she nears becoming a teenager and starting a new school. 


Read the first 20 minutes below.


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TERRY (short film)

Terry is the short film that James wrote in 2018 and resulted in him getting to the interview stage for a production company who make Netflix Originals. 

James is very interested in hearing from producers/film-makers who want to turn this script in to a film. With the focus being sending it to film festivals far and wide.

Read the full script below. 

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