The Chameleon

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-doc hybrid for History (A&E Networks).


In 2017 Jim wrote and directed the short film Doll’s House, which premiered in May at the Paris Short Film Festival, and series produced and directed 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 (“…brutality and bookishness” – The Sunday Times)


Jim has just finished producing a series about the World’s Greatest Mountains for Channel 5, including directing episodes on Mount Everest and Ben Nevis (“this magificent portrait…” The Observer), that transmits in April and May 2018.


Jim is represented by Stern & Wild,

Eight Days That
Made Rome