James Redford is a writer, producer and director for film and television. In addition to Happening: A Clean Energy Revolution for HBO, Redford directed and produced award-winning HBO films including Toxic Hot Seat, The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia, Mann v. Ford and The Kindness of Strangers. While completing Happening, Redford traveled the world as an American Film Showcase ambassador with his two award-winning documentary films, Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope and Paper Tigers.
Redford is the Co-founder and Chairman of The Redford Center, a non-profit media entity that engages people though inspiring stories that galvanize environmental action. Among many of it’s functions, the center’s documentary film projects include Watershed, Fighting Goliath and The Art of Activism.
Redford lives in Marin County, California. His interests include playing lead guitar for Olive and the Dirty Martinis as well as yoga, skiing, surfing and cycling.