James Doherty is a multidisciplinary director working in film and animation.
Having animated for Disney, Sony Pictures and Nike James brings a passionate and meticulous approach to short-form visual storytelling, adopting live action or animation tools depending on the story. Commercially represented in Ireland by Piranha Bar
His short film Breathe has been selected for festivals including Palm Springs, Galway Fleadh, Cork Film Festival, DIFF, Aesthetica and won prizes including best film at Earls Court Film Festival, Special Mention at Belfast Film festival and a Human Rights Film Award from the Irish Council for Civil Liberties. It was also selected by the British Film Institute and British Council for an international showcase, receiving over half a million views in 170 countries within one week on the BFI Player.