Jim Archer

Jim Archer‘s debut feature as director, Brian and Charles, is out now in theaters and on digital through Focus Features. Jim cut his teeth shooting comedy sketches with friends before writing and directing his debut short film Intervention. He has since gone on to win gold at the Young Director Awards in Cannes, be awarded three Vimeo Staff Picks (one a “best of the month” Staff Pick) for his short films and earn plaudits for his television work. He directed the second series of the hit BBC sitcom The Young Offenders and most recently wrapped on new Channel 4 series Big Boys.


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Intelligent Stupidity: On Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

By Jim Archer | July 19, 2022

Intelligent Stupidity: On Garth Marenghi’s Darkplace

Brian and Charles writer-director Jim Archer on the short-lived cult TV series, one of his defining influences in comedy.