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James Leckey

Focus Puller / 1st AC

James is an experienced and highly technical focus puller with 10 years on-set experience working on TV drama, commercials and feature films.

He is based in London and Northern Ireland and holds dual UK and US citizenship.

Feature Films

Production Director Director of Photography Additional Information
The Voyage or Doctor DolittleStephen GaghanGuillermo Navarro ASCFocus Puller, C Camera
Johnny English 3David KerrFlorian Hoffmeister BSCFocus Puller, C Camera Dailies
Slaughterhouse RulezCrispian MillsJohn de Borman BSCFocus Puller, B Camera
FiftyBiyi BandeleMalcolm McleanFocus Puller, A Camera
Mr HolmesBill CondonTobias A Schliessler ASCFocus Puller, C Cam Dailies
My Best Friend's Wedding (2015)Alexi TanAlvaro GuiterrezFocus Puller, B Cam (UK)
SolisCarl StrathisBart SienkiewiczFocus Puller, A Camera
AlleycatsIan BonhôteDiego RodriguezFocus Puller
A Dark RefectionTristan LoraineNic ErikssonFocus Puller, Dailies

TV / Drama

Production Director Director of Photography Additional Information
Spanish PrincessStephen WoolfendenMaja ZamojdaFocus Puller, B Camera Dailies
The FeedMisha MansonCarlos CatalanFocus Puller, A Camera
DeliciousRobin SheppardRobin WhenaryFocus Puller, B Camera Dailies
His Dark MaterialsTom HooperJustin BrownFocus Puller, 2nd Unit
Marcella 2Jim O'HanlonAdam SuschitzkyFocus Puller, B Camera Dailies
The SplitJessica HobbsDale McCreadyFocus Puller, B Camera Dailies
Black Mirror: Shut up and DanceJames WatkinsTim Maurice-Jones BSCFocus Puller, A Camera
Black Mirror: MetalheadDavid SladeAaron Morton NZCSFocus Puller, A Camera
Broadchurch - S3VariousCarlos CatalanFocus Puller, B Cam 2nd Unit
Gangsta GrannyMatt LipseyTim Palmer Focus Puller, C Camera
The Royals - S3VariousJohn RhodesFocus Puller, Dailies
The Jesus MysteriesJustin HardyMalcolm McleanFocus Puller
CrackanoryRichie PrengellyBenedict SpenceFocus Puller, Dailies
Robots 3DMike SleeSean Philips ASCFocus Puller, UK Unit
Catastrophe - S1Ben TaylorAdam EtheringtonFocus Puller, B Cam Dailies

Short Films

Production Director Director of Photography Production Company
About a DogRyan VernavaMax WilliamsNFTS
The Seventeenth KindAndy CollierLorenzo LevriniLoose Canon Films
TruckRob CurryPau CastejónEndor Productions

Commercials (Selection)

Production Director Director of Photography Production Company
eBay Christmas 2018Leonardo CosmoArthur LovedayBullion
Paddy PowerTraktorTim Maurice-Jones BSCRattling Stick
LittlewoodsMichael GraceyJohn de Borman BSCPartizan
CBS IdentsNick ScottLorenzo LevriniStudio Hansa
NBC Premier League Idents (UK)Mark Skilton Hilton GoringBlink Productions
O2 Music: NYEJim HarrisonMax WilliamsPD3
Tempcover InsuranceRob CrombieAdam SingodiaSneak / FMG
Car GiantJoe MorrisJordan CushingPace Media
Unimed: David Luiz (UK Unit)Fernanda WeinfeldBianca CaronnaAcademia de Filmes
Lucozade Sports: Mile 23 TakeoverGav RoweSuresh KaraBig Balls Films
MTV BreaksAlex MathiesonRichard BellMTV / Viacom
Jaguar MotorsWill SmithMalcolm McleanGot Got Need
ADS Prime: The HoffPhil LindMalcolm McleanRazoo Media
John Lewis: WomenTed WiliamsSashi KissoonO Productions

Promos / Corporate (Selection)

Production Director Director of Photography Production Company
The Staves 'Steady'Brian & KarlBen BarberCompuslory
Lion Babe 'Impossible'Adrien DantouSashi KassoonBurning Reel
Alison Moyet 'When I Was Your Girl'Cat BotibolDavid LiddelPD3
Years & Years 'Take Shelter'Robert MullerBen BarberPartizan
Jack Savoretti 'Changes'Jack LightfootJames WestbrookBlindeye Films
Experian: Cloud SoftwareDave SmithDavid StewartSkeleton Productions
Victorinox: Swiss InventivenessJoe RobertsDavid LindellPD3
Inmarsat: ValuesJay WoodsColm O'RourkeWoodsfilms
IBM: Deal TalkAmy JacobsonPeter GestCamberwell Studios
RBS: CycleAndrea Vinciguerra Sashi KassoonPretzel

Equipment

5.5" TVLogic, Teradek Sidekick