Portfolio

postman sorting mail

Project: Guernsey Post

A short fast paced video to give insight into an average working day at Guernsey Post. Tying in with their 50 Years Postal Independence celebrations, this film has been shared widely across social media.
View the film online here.


Client: Crowd Media & Guernsey Post
Year: 2019
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison
Music: Simon Prince, Hot Source


30 bays in 30 days branding on a blurred image of guernsey

Project: 30baysin30days

A series of short videos to promote an event in which people were asked to swim 30 Guernsey bays in as many days. The promotional films were widely shared across social media.


Client: 30baysin30days
Year: 2019
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison
Aerial Shots: DroneGSY
Music: Simon Prince, Hot Source
View The Full Campaign: Here


two professional tennis players stood next to an orange car

Project: Porsche WTA Doubles Road Trip

Drive along with @annagroenefeld & @demischuurs on their @porsche #RaceToShenzhen. Short promo video produced at the 2019 WTA finals in Shenzhen, China, as part of the RaceToShenzhen series.


Client: WTA Networks
Year: 2019
Shot: James Harrison
Edited: Owen Kornfein
Produced: Jo Mauger / WTA Networks


three people stood next to a car

Project: Porsche RaceToSchenzen

World Number 1 Tennis Player Ash Barty, winning the 2019 Porsche  RaceToShenzhen at the WTA Finals.


Client: WTA Networks
Year: 2019
Shot: James Harrison
Edited: Emmie Kerschen
Produced: Jo Mauger / WTA Networks


silhouette of a person standing on a cliff edge

Project: Make a Home in Guernsey

A film created to showcase Guernsey’s unique work/life balance and encourage high-net-worth individuals and businesses to relocate to the island. Showcased at Locate Guernsey’s London annual event. See news article: here.


Client: Locate Guernsey
Year: 2018
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison
Aerial Shots: DroneGSY


two women painting a seascape of Guernsey

Project: Go-Do

VisitGuernsey’s 2019 national Television & Online advertising video campaign, tying in with the release of the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society Hollywood film.


Client: VisitGuernsey / Vivid
Year: 2018 / 2019
Shot & Edited James Harrison
Directed: Karl Sanderson


metal staircase and artificial plants in a showroom

Project: Point Of Sale Showroom

A brief showcase film of this interior design and fit-out company’s stunning showroom. A video tour gives potential clients a taste of POS’s impressive bespoke services.

Shot in 4K.


Client: Point Of Sale Interiors
Year: 2019
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


Professional tennis player Alexander Zverev stroking a sausage dog

Project: Miami Tennis Open 2019 – Zverev And Isner’s Day Goes To The Dogs

Professional tennis stars Alexander Zverev and John Isner lent a hand to the Greater Humane Society of Miami – and Zverev walked away with a dog of his own! This short video feature was filmed during the Miami Open 2019, widely shared across social media and aired on the Tennis Channel.


Client: ATP / WTA Networks
Year: 2019
Shot: James Harrison
Edited & Produced: ATP / WTA Networks


guernsey harbour with two cruise ships in the background

Project: 2018 Guernsey Tourism Season Overview

A film produced to provide an overview of the 2018 tourist season in Guernsey, this was showcased at the VisitGuernsey annual industry seminar. It was screened in conjunction with the Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie, VisitGuernsey and StudioCanal collaboration video, also produced by James.


Client: VisitGuernsey
Year: 2018
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


The Insurance Corporation Awards logo on top of a blurred foliage photograph

Project: ICCI Conservation Awards

14 x 1 minute films for the insurance Corporation Peter Walpole ‘People’s Choice’ Award. Shot in Guernsey, Jersey and Alderney, and shared online for a public vote.


Client: Client: Crowd Media / ICCI
Year: 2019
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison
To see the films from Jersey: Here


Professional swimmer Adam Peaty stood at the edge of a swimming pool

Project: Adam Peaty in Guernsey

Olympic star Adam Peaty came to Guernsey to give a truly memorable training session and offer advice to the club members.


Client: Guernsey Swimming Club
Year: 2017
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


Close up crop of a tennis racket and ball on a court

Project: WTA Future Stars

Short documentary following the journey of the Future Stars Finals week in Singapore, where they battle it out for the title, and get to meet their tennis idols.


Client: WTA
Year: 2016
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison
Produced: Hane Davis / WTA
Additional filming: Hane Davis, with some additional TV coverage of finals match play.


A swimmer in the sea photographed from below

Project: Sea Donkey

In 2014 James embarked on a demanding three-year project, to produce his first feature length documentary. It follows Guernseyman and open water swimmer, Adrian Sarchet as he prepared to swim from Northern Ireland to Scotland.


Year: 2017
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison
Aerial Shots: Mark Guille
Music: Nik Laker
Animation: Adam Le Gallez
View full project: here


A woman folding a suitcase on the Guernsey cliffs

Project: Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Marketing Collaboration

Short highlights film to give a flavour of this hugely popular event in Guernsey, now in its fifth year. The festival was attended by over 6,000 people. The line-up included Sebastian Faulks, Clare Balding, Terry Waite and Chris Riddell.


Client: VisitGuernsey
Year: 2018
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


A Guernsey Literary Festival flag against a backdrop of the St.Peter Port high street

Project: Guernsey Literary Festival

A short highlights film to give a flavour of this hugely popular event, now a firm fixture attracting more than 6,000 people annually. The line-up for this one included Sebastian Faulks, Clare Balding, Terry Waite and Chris Riddell.


Client: Spike / Guernsey Literary Festival
Year: 2017
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


A model posing for a photograph in a professional studio

Project: Wynne & Wynne photo-shoot

A short, behind-the-scenes film from a studio photoshoot for Wynne & Wynne hair salon, with professional photographer Nick Després and his assistant Rosie Després. See news article: here.


Client: Wynne & Wynne
Year: 2016
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


A man fishing at L'ancresse bay in Guernsey

Project: Relocate to the Island of Guernsey

This promotional film was produced for estate agents Swoffers to showcase Guernsey’s high-end, ‘open’ housing market and emphasise the work/life balance the stunning island can offer.


Client: Spike / Swoffers
Year: 2016
Shot & Edited: James Harrison
Directed:
James Harrison & Spike


Professional cyclist Manon Carpenter wearing a full face helmet and goggles

Project: Conquer The Castle with World Champion Manon Carpenter

World Champion and professional downhill rider Manon Carpenter races through medieval Castle Cornet to promote a unique event – an urban MTB downhill race. Although filmed in testing weather conditions in winter, the result is an engaging promotional video making full use of the castle’s gun emplacements, alleyways and stairways.


Client: Spike / VisitGuernsey
Year: 2015
Shot & Edited: James Harrison
Directed: James Harrison & Spike
Aerial shots: Aerial-i
Music: Simon Prince, Hot Source


A blurred aerial photograph of St. Peter Port Guernsey

Project: Working In Guernsey

A short, energetic film produced to convey what life can be like in Guernsey’s finance industry and appeal to graduates, this looks at some of the opportunities and personalities in the island’s most vibrant sector.


Client: Spike / GIBA
Year: 2015
Filmed & Edited: James Harrison
Directed: James Harrison & Spike


wide angle photograph of modern apartment building

Project: Cobo Bay Luxury Apartments

Estate agents Swoffers commissioned a short film to showcase newly-built, high-end luxury apartments at Cobo Bay on the west coast of Guernsey and highlight the local amenities.


Client: Spike / Swoffers
Year: 2015
Shot & Edited: James Harrison
Directed: James Harrison & Spike


James Strawbridge cooking a meal outside at a campsite in Herm

Project: Family Day Out with James Strawbridge

TV personality James Strawbridge goes camping with his family in the idyllic island of Herm and cooks up a feast using local produce. A short film produced for VisitGuernsey to promote island-hopping within the Bailiwick.


Client: Spike / VisitGuernsey
Year: 2015
Shot & Edited: James Harrison
Directed:
James Harrison & Spike


close up of the rear of a red Triumph car

Project: Harrison Automotive | Triumph TR6

A 1974 Triumph TR6, fully-restored by Harrison Automotive Ltd in Guernsey, is the star of this studio-shot video which showcases the restoration’s attention to detail.


Client: Harrison Automotive
Year: 2013
Directed & Shot: James Harrison & Russel Torode
Edited: James Harrison
Music: Nik Laker


aerial photograph of Guernsey skatepark

Project: Guernsey Skatepark Construction Timelapse

Shot over a seven-month period during 2012/13, this time-lapse video shows the entire construction of the Jubilee Skatepark in Guernsey, Channel Islands. See news article: Here.


Year: 2013
Produced: James Harrison & Andy Colver
Edited: James Harrison 
Music: Nik Laker


Close up of politician John Gollop

Project: Gollop

A short, true-life documentary giving a brief insight into the life of popular Guernsey politician John Gollop, who lives with Asperger’s syndrome. Filmed during 2009 in Guernsey and Alderney in the Channel Islands. See news article: Here.


Year: 2009
Directed, Shot, Edited: James Harrison


Professional BMX rider Mark Webb repairing his bike

Project: Mark

A multi-award-winning short, naturalistic documentary about professional BMX rider Mark Webb. On his recovery from a broken back, Mark ignores doctors’ advice and travels to China to compete, allowing filmmakers full access. Produced during 2008 and filmed in the UK, Germany and China.


Year: 2008
Directed: James Harrison
Shot: Pete Simons / James Harrison
Edited: James Harrison / Pete Simons / Kate Charlwood
Produced: Sam Abda / James Harrison
Project Manager: Sam Abda
Sound: Kate Charlwood
Additional Shooting: Tom Hussey