James Gay-Rees is the driving force behind several of the most high profile and critically acclaimed documentaries of the last few years, including the double Bafta-winning SENNA directed by Asif Kapadia and the Academy Award-nominated EXIT THROUGH THE GIFT SHOP directed by Banksy.

After graduating from Southampton University in 1988 James worked briefly for Arthur Andersen in London before moving on to Miramax Films in New York and then Paramount Pictures in Los Angeles. 

Most recently he has produced AMY, a feature documentary on the life and death of Amy Winehouse for Universal Music directed by Asif Kapadia and PALIO, a feature documentary on the Palio in Siena directed by Cosima Spender. He is also the executive producer of RONALDO, which opens in cinemas November 9th, 2015.

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