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Profession: Director, Writer

Biography: James Honeyborne is the director of 'The Meerkats' feature film and the producer and director of many award-winning BBC wildlife documentaries.

Honeyborne attended Ampleforth College and studied biology at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne. He joined the BBC Natural History Unit in 1992, working first for the commercial wing Wildvision and then on a number of live TV outside broadcasts from around the world.

He spent five years on attachment to John Downer Productions, co-directing the series 'Supernatural and Weird Nature' (co-produced by Discovery Channel), before returning to the BBC to make Wildlife on One documentaries with David Attenborough and to work on the strand 'Natural World' (co-produced by Animal Planet and National Geographic).

A keen scuba diver and photographer, he has also made a series of documentaries with world champion freediver, Tanya Streeter. In amongst a busy schedule making films he has found time to become one of the worlds recognised authorities on tweed.

Education: University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Biology.

Spoken Languages: English

Source: www.jameshoneyborne.com

James Honeyborne

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