YDA JURY 2018: James Sorton

James Sorton
MD / Executive Producer
Pulse Films
London, UK

As Managing Director and Executive Producer of Pulse Films’ award-winning Commercials and Music Video divisions, James Sorton oversees the studio’s output and manages its diverse roster.

Sorton joined Pulse Films’ in 2012, having spent the previous decade working in production as a producer and production manager. Since then he has led the division’s continued growth and helped establish it as a leading global player. Overseeing the studio’s award-winning roster, Sorton has a direct hand in attracting and signing established directors and is passionate about developing new talent.

Pulse Films’ Commercials and Music Video divisions have won international awards at Cannes Lions, British Arrows, D&AD, Ciclope, YDA, Creative Circle and Shots as well as winning Best Production company at the UK MVAs 2017.