Summary

James, a Director of Photography, based in New York, has 2 Visual Effects Artist credits and 4 Director credits, and has been a member since 2016.

Credits

2/16 – 3/16

Visual Effects Artist Stray Bullets

Film (Theatrical) — Glass Eye Pix Details
2/16 – 3/16

Erased boom, boom shadows and unwanted vehicles. Added paintball hits and smoke from paint ball guns. Created production company logo animation.

7/13 – 1/16

Director The Past Inside the Present

Film (Short) — Glass Eye Pix Details
7/13 – 1/16

Drew concept art and storyboards for film. Ordered materials and built set. Directed and often operated camera during shoot and subsequent pick-ups. Supervised and orchestrated more than 50 visual effects that included motion tracking, head replacement, and extensive fluid animation. Oversaw and participated in rotoscoping of over 7000 frames of animation with pen and charcoal.

11/15 – 12/15

Director of Photography (A7s ii) Like Me

Film (Theatrical) — Like Me, LLC Details
11/15 – 12/15

Created a shot list with the director. Ordered gear and did inventory. Built out camera, operated DJI Ronin, did DIT.

11/15 – 11/15

Director of Photography (Red Epic (Mysterium X)) Ilaria

Film (Short) — Like Me, LLC Details
11/15 – 11/15

Created shot list with director, ordered gear, built out camera, built fake wall for a trick shot.

7/15 – 10/15

Visual Effects Artist My Last Film

Film (Short) — Zia Anger Details
7/15 – 10/15

Created robot costume from cardboard and fiberglass resin. Composited computer screen onto robot's "face".

8/15 – 9/15

Director of Photography (A7s) Mamamoon

Film (Theatrical) — Like Me, LLC Details
8/15 – 9/15

Created shot list with director, assisted with construction of sets and props, ordered gear, built out camera.

6/15 – 8/15

Director of Photography (Red Epic (Dragon)) The Egg and the Hatchet

Film (Short) — Glass Eye Pix Details
6/15 – 8/15

Created shot list and storyboard with the director, created large scale practical lighting and installed in location, was the sole operator of both camera and focus for many verté style shots.

2/15 – 4/15

Director Cola

Stalls — Music Video Details
2/15 – 4/15

Conceived of, directed, and edited video, which included macro photography and many different types of chemical interactions

Media

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Education

Class of '14

Bard College

Bachelor degrees in both Film and Philosophy

Skills

  • Adobe premiere
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe After Effects
  • 3D animation
  • painting
  • Matte Painting
  • Motion Tracking
  • Laser cutting
  • Welding
  • Woodworking
  • Blender
  • Mocha AE
  • Construction/Fabrication • Experienced woodworker and welder.
  • DJI Ronin operating
  • Steadycam operating