James Glancy is a filmmaker and conservationist. James is currently Directing his first feature documentary 'Afghanistan,' with Marty Stalker and Khyber Khan, the film is set for a theatrical release later this year. James hosts on Discovery Channel's Shark Week, and has a new documentaries out on National Geographic and Discovery in 2021. He previously served in the Royal Marines.


James has spent his life outdoors in wild and hostile places. As a child James always had a passion for animals. He was taught to dive and swim with sharks at a young age by a former US Navy Seal, who 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 cameraman and presenter.  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

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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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