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Benjamin James

Benjamin James

Temporary Faculty Lecturer


Shoup 210

Mailing Address

Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
P.O. Box 2008
Moscow, Idaho 83844-2008

Benjamin James teaches screenwriting.

  • M.A., Film and TV Production, University of Bristol
  • B.A., Theatre and Performance, University of Warwick

Ben James joined the University of Idaho in 2012.

He studied theatre and performance at the University of Warwick, regularly participating in productions at the Edinburgh Fringe and The Warwick Arts Centre as an actor, writer and director. After graduating, he ran a theatre company and a regular performance event for performers to receive feedback from their audiences.

In 2004, James studied film and TV production at the University of Bristol, his graduation movie earned him an award for best post-graduate short film from The Royal Television Society. Since then he has worked for the BBC, former chairman of BAFTA Simon Relph, Warp Films and as an independent producer and director of music videos, short and feature-length films including a production of Shakespeare's “Hamlet” in original pronunciation.

Ben writes original screenplays and runs a group for budding screenwriters.

  • Screenwriting
  • Film and TV production
  • Cinema
  • Popular culture

Physical Address:
Corner of 6th and Rayburn Shoup Hall - 2nd Floor

Mailing Address:
Theatre Arts Department
University of Idaho
875 Perimeter Drive MS 2008
Moscow, ID 83844-2008

Phone: 208-885-6465

Fax: 208-885-2558


Web: Theatre Arts Department