After graduating from USC Film School with honors, James worked with producer Sean Daniel (The Mummy series, Tombstone, Dazed and Confused) before committing full-time to freelance filmmaking on his own. He has since gone on to shoot award winning narrative, commercial, music video, fashion, and documentary films. His clients have included Marriott, Disney, Westfield, Scion, the Tennis Channel (for which he served as Creative Director during the 2015 ATP Season), NFL, NBA, MLB, Build-a-Bear, Holiday Inn, BCBG, and dozens of other globally recognized companies. In addition to completing over 100 professional projects around the world, James has written six feature length scripts.