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James Perry

Focus Puller / 1st AC

James worked his way up through the ranks of the camera department to his current grade of 1st AC / Focus Puller. He learnt his trade from some of the best technicians in the industry, predominantly on feature films.

James had over 10 years working with analog film cameras before the introduction of digital, so is highly experienced with both formats.

Features / Dramas (Selection)

Production Director Director of Photography Additional Information
Speak No EvilJames WatkinsTim Maurice-Joned1st AC, B Cam
Fast XLouis LeterrierStephan F Windon1st AC Main & 2nd Unit
Magic Mike: Last DanceSteven SoderberghPeter Andrews1st AC, C Cam
The CrownVariousA Goldman, Ben WilsonAdditional 1st AC
Antman and the wasp: QuantumaniaPeyton ReedBill PopeAdditional 1st AC
PILGRIM (ANDOR) VFX UNITIain StruthersIann Struthers1st AC
PILGRIM (ANDOR)Toby HaynesAdriano Goldman1st AC, C Cam
PILGRIM (ANDOR)Susanna WhiteFrank LammRigging 1st AC
Whats love got to do with it: reshootShekhar KapurPiers McGrail1st AC, A Cam
Ted Lasso s2Sam JonesVannessa WhyteAdditional 1st AC, B Cam
You Don’t Know MeSam MasudAndrew McDonnellAdditional 1st AC, B cam
The LaureateWilliam NumezAdam Barnett1st AC, A Cam
EternalsChloe ZhaoBen Davis BSC1st AC, C Cam
EternalsChloe ZhaoSam Renton1st AC Rigging, 2nd Unit
Black WidowCate ShortlandRob Hardy BSCAdditional 1st AC / 2nd AC B Cam
The King's ManMatthew VaughnBen Davis BSC1st AC, D Cam
Last Night in SohoEdgar WrightChung-Hoon ChungAdditional 1st AC
DolittleStephen GaghanFraser TaggartAdditional 1st AC, 2nd Unit
DEVSAlex GarlandRob Hardy BSCAdditional 1st AC / 2nd AC B Cam
DumboTim BurtonBen Davis BSC2nd AC, B Cam / Additional 1st AC
The CommuterJaume Collect-SerraMark Spicer2nd AC, C Cam 2nd Unit / Additional 1st AC
The Current WarAlfonso Gomez-RejonChung-Hoon Chung1st AC, C Cam / 2nd AC, A Cam
Dr StrangeScott DickersonBen Davis BSC2nd AC, B Cam / Additional 1st AC
Pride & Prejudice & ZombiesBurr SteersRemi Adefarasin BSC2nd AC, B Cam / Additional 1st AC
SPECTRESam MendesHoyte Van Hoytema2nd AC, B Cam / Additional 1st AC
Avengers: Age of UltronJoss WhedonBen Davis BSC2nd AC, B Cam / Additional 1st AC


Production Production Company Director of Photography Additional Information
British GasStink ProductionsTim Maurice-jones1st AC B Cam
Lipton Teas Rob Lawson StudiosTobias Marshall1st AC
SmirnoffRob Lawson StudiosTobias Marshall1st AC
Stella ArtoisRob Lawson StudiosTobias Marshall1st AC
The GuardianPulse FilmsRob Hardy BSC1st AC B Camera
FoxtrotLucky StrikeDan HollandAdditional 1st AC
Doritos VS DewIndependent FilmsDariusz Wolski ASCAdditional 1st AC
'Marshall' BluetoothHarvey Ascot LtdSimon OlssonAdditional 1st AC
Paul SmithPaul Smith LtdMatthew SmithClapper Loader / Additional 1st AC
MentosWanda ProductionsDan Holland2nd AC
Petit FilousPublicis LondonDan Holland2nd AC
MorrisonsPark VillageOliver Curtis BSC2nd AC / 1st AC

Shorts / Promos

Production Director / Production Co Director of Photography Additional Information
Art School GirlfriendTom DreamDavid Wright1st AC
PeripheralPaul HyattPeter TaylorAdditional 1st AC
I Am The DoorwaySimon PearcePhil Meheux BSCAdditional 1st AC


Teradek wireless single channel Follow Focus unit - Cinetape rangefinder - 9" HD Focus/Director's monitor - 7" HD Focus/Director's monitor - 5.6 HD Focus/Director's monitor