WRITER / DIRECTOR

NEWS:

James is thrilled to be working with US manager Gary Ungar (Exile Entertainment) and agents Roger Green and Solco Schuit (WME).

SHIFT (short) has now been screened in over 20 film festival world wide.  Youn can find more on SHIFT at the official website:  shortfilmshift.com.  You can also follow SHIFT on Facebook.

USA:

SHIFT recently screened at the Cleveland International Film Festival.  SHIFT has also screened at Palm Springs ShortFest, St. Louis International Film Festival, Cinequest Film Festival, Manhattan Short, Irvine International Film Festival and many more.

SHIFT premiered, and was a finalist, at the Shot On Red Film Festival in Beverly Hills CA on December 5th, 2013.

James’ screenplay HARVESTER made the semifinals of the 2012 Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting run by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.  In 2011 his screenplay THE ROOM made the quarterfinal round of the Nicholl Fellowship.

James is represented in the USA by Gary Ungar at Exile Entertainment.

AUSTRALIA:

James is represented in Australia by Needeya Islam at Cameron’s Management.

THE ROOM was one of only seven film projects selected to be presented at the 2011 Screen Producers Association of Australia (SPAA) conference.  The criteria for being featured is that the projects are “well developed, distinctive, fresh and with the potential to be highly attractive to their intended audiences.”

Two additional screenplays are currently in development.