Jim Greayer is an award-winning writer and director of documentaries and drama with fifteen years experience of making films for US and British television. Jim shot his first full length feature drama in 2015. The Chameleon tells the terrifying true story of one of America’s most prolific but least known serial killers. Starring Joseph Millson, Sarah-Jane Potts, Amy Manson, Antonia Campbell-Hughes and Richard Brake, the film is distributed worldwide by Entertainment One.
The Chameleon won three awards at the British Independent Film Festival 2016: Best Actess (Sarah-Jane Potts), Best Cinematography and Best Feature. The film also won a Silver Palm in the Narrative Feature Film Competition at the Mexico International Film Festival 2016, and Best Film and Best Production Design at Sydney Indie Film Festival in October 2016.
In 2016 Jim helped produce Barbarians Rising, a major eight hour historical drama epic for History (A&E Networks).
The series was transmitted in the autumn and winter of 2016 in the US, UK and then worldwide.
In early 2017 Jim wrote and directed the short film Doll’s House, which premiered in May at the Paris Short Film Festival. A short clip is available here: https://vimeo.com/201737208
Right now Jim has just finished series producing and directing Eight Days That Made Rome, an epic drama documentary series presented by Bettany Hughes and starring Joseph Millson, Sarah-Jane Potts, Richard Brake, Aislinn Sands and Jack Ellis. The series is currently transmitting on Channel 5 on Friday nights at 9pm.