James Smith

December, 15 |

As Head of Plimsoll Wales James oversees our Cardiff office. James is also the creative lead on Plimsoll’s live events, having executive produced Earth Live and Yellowstone Live for National Geographic.

James began his career at the BBC’s Natural History Unit before working on the acclaimed anthropological series Tribe. James was part of the BAFTA-winning team that made Amazon with Bruce Parry, and series produced the follow-up series on the Arctic. He has led projects in the Congo Basin and Alaska for BBC1 and Discovery respectively, and set up Plimsoll’s ground-breaking wildlife film-making endeavour, Camp Zambia. Before joining Plimsoll, James was working closer to home, overseeing Springwatch for BBC TWO.

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Fel Pennaeth Plimsoll Cymru mae James yn goruchwylio ein swyddfa yng Nghaerdydd. James hefyd yw’r arweinydd creadigol ar ddigwyddiadau byw Plimsoll, ar ôl i’r weithrediaeth gynhyrchu Earth Live a Yellowstone Live ar gyfer National Geographic.

Dechreuodd James ei yrfa yn Uned Hanes Naturiol y BBC cyn gweithio ar y gyfres anthropolegol glodwiw Tribe. Roedd James yn rhan o’r tîm a enillodd BAFTA a wnaeth Amazon with Bruce Parry, a chynhyrchodd cyfres y gyfres ddilynol ar yr Arctig. Mae wedi arwain prosiectau ym Masn y Congo ac Alaska ar gyfer BBC1 a Discovery yn y drefn honno, ac wedi sefydlu ymdrech arloesol i wneud ffilmiau bywyd gwyllt Plimsoll, Camp Zambia. Cyn ymuno â Plimsoll, roedd James yn gweithio’n agosach at adref, gan oruchwylio Springwatch ar gyfer BBC TWO.

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