Who

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Altogether Media is run by James Taylor who has worked in factual television for fifteen years. He has worked with all the major UK broadcasters, and has extensive experience of the US and international market. He has brokered relationships with institutional and non-broadcast partners and negotiated numerous deals for DVD distribution, in-flight entertainment and publishing.

For more than six years, James worked at the award-winning production company Atlantic Productions where he was Head of Content Distribution, following a period as Head of Development. There he was involved with many high profile projects including the BAFTA award-winning Flying Monsters 3D, the triple Emmy award-winning series David Attenborough’s First Life, the theatrical release feature documentary The Wildest Dream, the eight-part series Egypt Unwrapped and the BAFTA nominated documentary Munich: Mossad’s Revenge. He worked across formatted series such as Lost Worlds and When Rome Ruled as well as specials including the Grierson short-listed Apollo 13: The Inside Story, Jack The Ripper: Killer Revealed, Star of Bethlehem and Tutankhamun: Secrets of the Boy King.

As well as broadcast projects, James has been involved with a number of multi-platform projects, including producing the website RevealingTheLink.com which was an Official Honoree of the Webby Awards, and UEverest.com which followed the Altitude Everest Expedition. He has worked on the strategic development of Apps and produced short films for corporate clients and touring exhibitions.

Before joining Atlantic, James spent three years at RDF Media where he worked on the series Bomber Crew, Julian Fellowes Investigates: A Most Mysterious Murder and Carthage: The Roman Holocaust, and co-authored the best-selling books Spitfire Ace and Bomber Crew. James has also worked for three years in the Science and Education commissioning team at Channel 4, as well as at Oxford Scientific Films, Diverse Productions and LWT where he was part of the team on The South Bank Show and Theatreland.

James has been a member of the Advisory Committee for the Edinburgh International Television Festival and a juror three times for the International Emmy Awards. He writes regularly for The History Vault and is chair of Camden Symphony Orchestra.

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