James Clarke is the author of Movie Movements: Films That Changed The World of Cinema and a number of other film books. He has contributed to Empire, Imagine, Resurgence and Classic FM and has lectured on the subject of film at the University of Gloucestershire and the University of Sussex. As a scriptwriter, James has recently written and produced a number of short films for the British Council. He also wrote the screenstory for the British short film Chasing Cotards, which has played at a number of North American film festivals. James has had several stageplays for young people commissioned and toured regionally. James has given lectures at the British Council and the British Library.