James Mellor with Titan at Yahoo Hack London 2013

Rainbow Trout Films at Yahoo Hack event in Tel Aviv 2013

James Mellor filming in Uzbekistan

About the beginnings of Rainbow Trout Films ® and it's founder Bafta Member and producer director James A. Mellor

Rainbow Trout Films ® was created in 2010 by filmmaker James Mellor, to expand the range of projects we work on.

We are based in Ripponden, near Halifax, West Yorkshire and in London.

Able to travel worldwide.

We are developing film and TV ideas and working as co-producers on several projects.

We work with all sizes of business, no matter how big or small. Areas of expertise include Corporate Films, Event Filming, Documentaries, Feature Films, TV Drama, Promo spots and trailers.

James has been in the film & TV industry for over 15 years and has had the good fortune to work on many Film and Television productions including Harry Potter and The Prisoner of Azkaban, Last of The Summer Wine, London’s Burning, Doctors, Rocket Man, Wheeler Dealers, Car of the Year & The Real Holiday Show.

Videographer Awards Logo

Rainbow Trout Films entered two films for the 2014 Videographer Awards competition with content produced for two separate international events for Yahoo! Winning an Award of Distinction for the Yahoo! European Hack Event in London and an Honorable Mention for the Yahoo! Israel Event in Tel Aviv.

In 2015 we won 2 Videographer Awards, one for our work with Cielo on Primark recruitment Film and the other for web based animations for Ocean Learning. Which also went onto winning the German Agency Award for Film.

Services available on a freelance basis:

    Self-Shooting P/D
    Development Producer
    Creative Director
    Promo Producer
    Promo Creative
    Associate Producer
    Assistant Producer
    Editor (FCP/Avid/Premiere)
    Edit Producer
    Assistant Director
    1st Assistant Director
    2nd Assistant Director
    Camera Operator
    DV Director