James Walsh

Director, Sinamatella Productions


James Walsh founded and runs Sinamatella Productions, an African-focused visual storytelling company. Over the past eleven years, Sinamatella has developed a track record of taking documentary films from a seed of an idea through to big and small screens.

James’ films have won awards on four continents, played in festivals from Istanbul to Vancouver and have been broadcast by CBC in Canada; SBS in Australia; VRT, Setanta, BBC and Sky in Europe, MultiChoice in Africa and NBC Universal in the US.

James has been fortunate enough to film in Ethiopia, Kenya, Eritrea, Tanzania, Rwanda, Mozambique, Chad, Zambia, Botswana, Malawi, Uganda, Lesotho, Zimbabwe and across South Africa.