James Bluemel

James Bluemel



James Bluemel is an English director, writer, and producer. He is best known for his work on the acclaimed BBC drama series Killing Eve, which he has directed since its second season.

Bluemel was born in London and raised in East Sussex, England. He attended the University of Sussex where he studied History and Politics. After graduating, he worked as a producer and director for several television and film projects, including The Bill, The Catherine Tate Show, and The Hour.

In 2011, Bluemel made his feature film debut with The Somnambulists, which was nominated for the Best British Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh International Film Festival. He followed this up with the short film Vera, which won the Best British Short at the London International Film Festival.

Bluemel continued to work on television projects, including producing and directing episodes of the BBC drama series The White Queen. He then directed the Sky Atlantic drama series Fortitude, and also served as an executive producer.

In 2018, he was hired to direct the second season of the BBC America drama series Killing Eve. The series was an instant hit with critics and viewers, and Bluemel received a Primetime Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series for his work.

Bluemel is currently directing and executive producing the third season of Killing Eve. He is also developing his film adaptation of the novel The Secret Garden, which is slated to be released in 2021.

Bluemel is a dedicated filmmaker who is committed to giving audiences unique and captivating stories. He has become one of the most sought-after directors in the industry, and his work on Killing Eve has earned him numerous accolades.

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