James Maciver

James Maciver

James Maciver

Director Story

James Maciver & Simon Helloco met at high school in Brittany. They quickly became friends but started making short films together. After their high school graduation, James went on to film sailing races around Europe and Simon went to Vancouver working in event management for music festivals. Four years later, they meet again in Paris. Simon is now head AD and manager of the MyFrenchFilmFestival, the online film festival organized by UniFrance and James is resident director at Prodigious, the in-house production company of Publicis. Having maintained a strong friendship and a shared passion for cinema, they co-direct several independent short films and teasers for the MyFrenchFilmFestival by UniFrance, featuring Noée Abita and Felix Maritaud. Hugo : 6H30 is their first produced short-film.