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J A M E S  2014 / 15 mins / 16mm                                       


Set in 1796, James is based on the true story of James Phipps, the 8-yr-old gardener's son used by Dr Jenner to test to the world’s first smallpox vaccine. It explores the courage and sacrifice of a disempowered family. 


Starring Jack Hollington (The Go-Between), Morgan Watkins and Robert Cavanah, James was commissioned by The Wellcome Trust and was written by Felix Levinson. The film premiered at Brest International Film Festival, 2014 and is now a teaching resource freely available to schools across the country. It can be found HERE.

Writer: Felix Levinson

Producer: Felix Levinson & Terhi Kylliainen

Cinematographer: Taina Galis

Editor: Sacha Szwarc

Composer: Isobel Waller-Bridge

Sound Designer: Tom Lock-Griffiths

Casting Director: Emily Tilelli

Costume Designer: Kate Forbes

Production Designer: Antonia Lowe, Thalia Eccleston 

Colourist: Jason Moffat

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