James Curry

James Curry

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Director, Editor and Screenwriter

Minneapolis, Minnesota

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May 2016
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About James

Active in post production for over 25 years. Currently, Instructional Media Manager for Northwestern Health Sciences University. Former Avid ACI and Apple ACT for MSB and IPR's DV program. Educated at Full Sail and AFI, I earned my MFA in Film from VCFA and BFA in Digital Media from MSB. Director-editor work includes L.A. and Minneapolis projects ranging from trailers, promos, epk's, commercials and music videos, to broadcast for NBC, FOX and ABC networks. In addition to documentary work for Prince and Virgin Records, I've worked with a wide range of creative producers and directors and am committed to demystifying and reinterpreting story, direction and editorial. Economy and intuitive, rhythmic timing set me apart as a director-editor. Multiple Telly awards including Outkast’s Stankonia. Corporate clients include Best Buy, Allianz and Splice. Presently pursuing festivals with my doc "masterjam" and trainer certification in Final Cut Pro X.

Unique traits: Black Irish

Credits

  • Masterjam

    Masterjam (2018)
    Film (Documentary) Director The fallout of a sibling's suicide on a family, the accelerated deaths of the parents and the investigation into the root cause.

  • Westbound

    Westbound (2016)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Director Already tired from a long trip, Alonzo Rey returns home to discover a mailbox full of legal fallout from his recent run-in with abusive cop Detective Ruby. Alonzo's early return spooks his girlfriend, who dials 911 to report what she thinks is a home invasion. It's bad enough to have another altercation with the police, but when Ruby spots his chance to take advantage of this situation, Alonzo's life is thrown headlong into chaos. Documentary-style camera work, tight editing, and frantic pacing take the audience along on this life-or-death thrill ride. Written by James Curry

  • Brothers & Sisters: A Family Matter

    Brothers & Sisters: A Family Matter (2007)
    TV Movie (Drama) Editorial department Brothers & Sisters: Family Matters takes an in-depth look at ABC's celebrated new family drama. Editors from People & Life Magazine, along with the show's creators, explore the captivating and unpredictable dynamics of the Walker family just in time for the second season premiere. Written by Tim Herbstrith

  • Life O The Party: On the Road with Prince and the New Power Generation

    Life O The Party: On the Road with Prince and the New Power Generation (2005)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Director On the road documentary with Prince and the New Power Generation during their 2004 Musicology tour from the west coast Los Angeles' House of Blues to the east coast's Madison Square Garden in New York City with press stops along the way and behind the scenes concert footage. Written by James A. Curry

  • I Dare You

    I Dare You (2000)
    Television Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • American High

    American High (2000)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department This documentary series tracked the experiences of 14 students at Illinois' Highland Park High School throughout the 1999-2000 school year. Participants also chronicled their home lives through video diary entries.

  • When Good Pets Go Bad 2

    When Good Pets Go Bad 2 (2000)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department Add a Plot »

  • World's Most Amazing Videos

    World's Most Amazing Videos (1999)
    Television (Reality-TV) Editorial department Another "reality-TV" program, compiling footage from a variety of sources, including news cameras, police cameras and home video footage. Clips typically involve people getting hurt and/or killed during sports events, stunts, criminal activities, natural disasters or instances of just plain bad luck. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

Awards

  • Telly

Education

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