James Griffin co-created Outrageous Fortune — arguably New Zealand's most successful TV drama — and is creator or co-creator of 800 Words, The Almighty Johnsons and Westside among other shows.
His play, Serial Killers, was presented at the major New Zealand theatres in 2000/2001. A seven-part television series based on this play followed the stage productions. His second play Then Comes Love had a major New Zealand tour.
James also writes a weekly column for Canvas magazine.