"Emily James is a genius, and will, in time, be revered as a TV innovator, dead clever and a woman who really knows her nuts." The Guardian
Feature-length cinema documentary, ‘Just Do It’ lifts the lid on UK climate activism and the daring troublemakers who have crossed the line to become modern day outlaws.
This film follows an animated American peanut, who sings about the difficulties faced by nuts from developing countries. Supported by a mixture of animation, music, our American peanut takes the viewer through the stories of the cashew, brazil and ground nuts – all of whom suffer as world trade is liberalized.
In 2005, a small café in the East End of London was due to be demolished to make way for a block of flats. On the eve of the demolition, a handful of local residents occupied the café to stop the demolition. Emily James started filming on the first day of the protest, following them through the long cold winter of their occupation.
Dallas Campbell (now star of the BBC’s Bang Goes the Theory) is given 5 days to attempt the clearly impossible. From travelling to the centre of the earth to breaking the men’s 100 metre sprint record, Dallas never fails to fail… but it’s always a laugh to watch him try.
Satirical investigative current affairs series featuring a cast of puppet presenters and reporters. Each programme in ‘Don’t Worry’ investigates a major industry: oil, drugs, food and public relations.
A musical comedy about the history of Cuba, this film combines cabaret style musical numbers, archive footage, graphics, and illustrations, in a bold attempt to tell the entire history of Cuba in 20 minutes.
In August 1999 a Don Quixote-esque character rode his donkey from London to Copenhagen in search of the truth behind the Danish film collective known as Dogma 95.
Groundbreaking feature documentary from Director Franny Armstrong (McLibel) and producer John Battsek (One Day In September).
Directed by Martin Herring, ‘What would Jesus Drive?’ takes a look at American Car culture and the dependence on oil, and was shown as part of a C4 season of films on Climate Change.
Made for C4’s 3 Minute Wonder strand, The Great Relativity Show films use animation, archive, graphics, and comedy to explain Einstein’s Special Theory of Relativity.
Three Minutes to Save the World
Random Acts at Channel 4 Arts strand Random Acts showcases 260 diverse, specially commissioned three-minute films chosen for their bold and original content.
Filmmaker Daniel Edelstyn joins four groups of artists and activists using urban environments as a stage from which to question and challenge the preconceptions built into the modern city.
The Top Banana, an entertaining, educational, and empowering film about the world’s most important fruit: The Banana
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NTS radio presents Scattershot. A 4-week rotating roster of current affairs, past affairs, human rights, world and local issues. The 4 strands are: Push Back with Emily James, Speakers Corner with Ella and Raj, Subcity with Sylvia Ethan & Bones with Ethan and Bones.
Emily James just can’t stop talking! Listen to what she’s got to say here…