James Moorer

James Moorer

Dog & Butterfly Entertainment

Actor, screenwriter and producer in Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California

About James

Writer, Poet and Pancake Provocateur, I grew up in the gritty east suburbs of Cleveland, where the sometimes dark images shaped my writing. I was a published poet by the age of 18, entering the New Voices in American Poetry, and then went on to study Journalism at The Ohio State University.

My spec for Law & Order: SVU garnered interest at NBC, giving me greater insights to writing for television. I followed up by studying under prominent screenwriting gurus, Robert McKee and Hal Croasmun. Since then I've penned specs that led to assignment work with a few production companies in Los Angeles.

In 2015 I was named one of Screenwriting U's Most Recommended Screenwriter's.

Two of my pilots, MICHAEL SERMON and SIZE SEVEN RED were both optioned by a Toronto based production company.

My heart is in writing thrillers, suspense and powerful television drama with compelling characters that erupt from the page.

I have several projects in various stages of production:

A betrayed drug dealer, burned alive and left for dead, gets a chance to settle the score when a DEA agent gives him a new face and sends him back to the streets to bring down a drug lord.

After killing a pedophile and spending three years in a mental hospital, a former cop joins a unique team of private investigators who themselves were all once abused.

ADA Anna Bryson-Mills life threatens to unravel when a racially charged shooting puts her on a collision course against her own father, the Chief of Police.

Currently collaborating on the TV pilot THE BEGOTTEN - FBI procedural with a supernatural twist.

And yes, I truly love pancakes.

Name: James Moorer

Lives in: Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles County, California

Company: Dog & Butterfly Entertainment

Occupation: Actor, Screenwriter, Producer and Filmmaker


  • Stasis

    Stasis (2017)
    Film (Sci-Fi) Actor After a night out of partying and left behind by her friends, Ava wakes up and sneaks back home only to find that she's already safe in bed. But that's not Ava - it's someone who looks just like her. A time-traveling fugitive has stolen Ava's body, her identity, and her life. What's more -- she's not alone. There are others, hiding in the past, secretly living among us, plotting to alter the future. Without her body, Ava is a virtual ghost, silent and invisible to the world. And, so far as she knows, she's the only one who can stop them and put the timeline back on course. Written by Anonymous

  • The Real Man

    The Real Man (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor A black actor vows he will only play roles that are uplifting. What happens when he breaks his own rules?

  • Parched

    Parched (2016)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department A man goes back to a river with his sister make peace with the past.

  • Insignificant

    Insignificant (2015)
    Film by Calix Presents Writer (Screenplay)

  • Canyon Road

    Canyon Road (2013)
    Film by Calix Presents Boomer

  • A Night at the Silent Movie Theater

    A Night at the Silent Movie Theater (2012)
    Film by Highlander Films Boomer

  • Only In Paris

    Only In Paris (2009)
    Film (short) by Judi Beecher (Comedy) Roger "Only in Paris" is the story of an American woman who finds out her fiancé is cheating on her. To prove to him and herself that she is "Sexy" she tries to find the "hottest" man in Paris and in a cat and mouse chase follows him all over Paris. Does she get her man?

  • Lost & Found

    Lost & Found (2009)
    Television by Wolf Films/ Dick Wolf (Crime and Drama) Detective Goodman Add a Plot »

  • Worth

    Worth (2008)
    Film (Short and Drama) Art department Add a Plot »

  • MonkKey

    MonkKey (2006)
    Television by Exodus Publishing General


  • Master Screenwriter Certificate Graduate (ScreenwritingU)

  • Most Recommended Screenwriter of 2014 by Screenwriting U


  • The Ohio State University

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