Video: Producer James Richardson offers up some tips for identifying a great film to produce and why setting atmospheres are "absolutely integral to any filmmaking." He also tells FILMCLUB about his movie StreetDance - where the idea came from and why he thinks it has proved such a big hit.

Profile: James Richardson has produced successful British films such as StreetDance and Monsters. He also identifies movies like the revamped animation Top Cat and helps distribute them to cinemas nationwide.

Explore Behind The Scenes

James Richardson

  • Tue 29 May 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "I've got to feel really passionate about it..." Producer James Richardson explains how he decides which films to work on.

    Tue 29 May 2012 (suitable for ages 13-18) "I've got to feel really passionate about it..." Producer James Richardson explains how he decides which films to work on.

    Producer James Richardson from Vertigo Films tells Young Ambassador Amina about the joys and challenges of being a film producer. He also speaks about the liberating effects of working on a low-budget film like Monsters and explains how his passion for dance films inspired him to make StreetDance.

James Richardson recommends

  • Detail image from Don't Look Now

    Don't Look Now
    View

  • Detail image from Lawrence Of Arabia

    Lawrence Of Arabia
    View

  • The Inbetweeners Movie

    The Inbetweeners Movie
    View

James Richardson’s Films

To improve your experience of our website, we would like to use cookies to store anonymous information in the form of a very small text file on your computer.

You can find out more about cookies, including how to manage and delete them, in our Privacy Policy. Allow cookies

This website works best using cookies which are currently blocked. Allow cookies? Allow cookies More info Privacy Policy