James Tillett

Colourist Reel

James started his career grading music videos and quickly established himself as one of the premiere colorists in the UK. In 2012, he was awarded Best Telecine in a Music Video at the UK Music Video Awards for his work on Temper Trap, "Trembling Hands."

Since moving to the US in 2014, he has gone on to work with numerous high profile directors including Floria Sigismondi, Vincent Haycock, Jon Watts, Robert Stromberg, Jake Scott, and Chris Sargent. His brand work includes Asics, BMW, Gatorade, Mercedes, Nike, and L’Oreal.

James Tillett - Reel


Dove, Each and Every Day; Agency, BBDO New York; Director, Vincent Haycock

Prince's Trust, Parallel Lives; Agency, CHI&Partners; Director, Miles Jay at Smuggler

U.S Bank, Lights; Agency, Carmichael Lynch; Director, Patrick Daughters

Mercedes, Journey; Agency, Merkley; Production Company, STINK; Director, Eliot Rausch

Sveriges Radio, Defining Moments; Agency, CP+B Stockholm; Director, Philippe Tempelman

ASICS, Its a Big World , Go Run It; Agency, 180 Amsterdam; Director, Christopher Sargent

Sia, Cheap Thrills; Directors, Sia & Daniel Askill

BMW, Curves; Agency, KBS; Director, Tomas Jonsgården

Mercedes: Superbowl, Fable; Agency, Merkley & Partners; Director, Robert Stromberg

BMW, The Road to Twickenham; Agency, FCB Inferno; Director, CD Morrish

Gatorade, Break the Mould; Agency, Chiat Day Mexico; Director, Andrew Lang