James Glancy is a filmmaker and conservationist. He is currently Directing his first feature documentary 'Afghanistan,' about the conflict in the country. The film is in post production and is set for a theatrical release in 2022. James host's on Discovery Channel's Shark Week, and has hosted on National Geographic. James previously served in the Royal Marines.


Having spent much of his life outdoors in wild and hostile places, James' passion for the natural world began in childhood. He was taught to dive and swim with sharks at a young age by a former US Navy Seal, which inspired him to join the Royal Marines and eventually become a conservationist.


James is a Director of conservation charity, Veterans For Wildlife, where he focuses on the preservation of endangered species and combating the global trade in shark fins. As Director of Special Projects, James is part of a team building a Zulu community owned game reserve in KwaZulu Natal that will become a safe haven for rhinos, and manages projects in West Africa, protecting the precious ecosystems of the rainforest.

James has taken his wildlife passion into television as a filmmaker.  You can keep up to date on James Glancy's conservation and film projects on Social Media and by SUBSCRIBING to James' Youtube Channel https://www.youtube.com/jamesglancyfilms

James has now launched a social impact production company 'AnotherWorld Films,' in collaboration with Featuristic films. The team's slate of groundbreaking documentaries have been backed by Northern Ireland Screen.

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Nat Geo - World's Biggest Bullshark

James and Dr Neil Hammershlag head on a shark science expedition to find the offspring of a huge Bullshark!

Sony FX6 - Behind the Scenes

Bear Gryll's tasks James to find

Hammerhead Sharks!

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Sharkwrecked: Crashlanding

Clips from 'Sharkwrecked Crashlanding' with James Glancy and Paul de Gelder

James Glancy Showreel 2017


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