James P. Day Jr. graduated from NYU and Hunter College School of Social Work in 1991. In 1989, he began a long career in Screenwriting under Ron Peterson a NYC screenwriter that had a horror film made. James studied at Film Video Arts in Manhattan where he created a short film. Soon after, he became involved in Staten Island Community Television Channel 52 where he produced and directed talks shows such as "Issues" which ran from 1995-1999 and "Screenwriting" that ran from 1996-1999. He worked on an independent student film by Director Randy Gordon, "A Slice of Pizza and Some Coke." doing, lights and sound.in 1997. Soon after he went into preproduction on his indie script, "Life's Oddities." which lost funding. In 2000, he won a NOVA award in Community Television for Best Drama, and Best Produced Play, on producing Daniel McGee's Off Broadway Play, "Paddywack." Recently, he got back into screenwriting when he went to Ken Rotcop's Pitchmart in LA. for his script, "Smith and Wesson." In May 2016, while in Hollywood, he met with Producer Travis Finckett, producer of the Syfy show, "Twelve Monkeys". Travis assisted in a game plan to get Chameleon to other producers. James has branded himself as an Action writer who also writes Action Science Fiction. His two other scripts, "Smith&Wesson and The Glockman Killers are making their rounds. James is currently working on a new project (Action, Adventure,) "Manhattan Terrorist”. As well as a (Science Fiction Thriller), "Monster Men" based on the public domain book, "The Monster Men" by Edgar Rice Burroughs.
Chameleon Action ⋄ Sci-fi Orbiting the earth, a loner microbiologist creates the Chameleon that can go up species scale, but when it destroys the space station and makes it to Earth, they must find a way to destroy the creation, before all is lost.
Smith & Wesson Action ⋄ Adventure A year after, Bounty Hunters Smith and Wesson put away Syndicate Leader, Sanchez, he escapes and kills everyone involved with his top secret project and puts contracts out on Smith. Our heroes reunite with their missing son, but when he is kidnapped by Sanchez, they decide to kill Sanchez and take down his entire operation and rescue their son.
The Glockman Killers Action ⋄ Crime A washed up kickboxer meets his old high school flame, but when she is shot dead, and he is nearly killed, a sexy street smart girl who dabbles with drugs saves him, they team up to exact revenge.
Smith & Wesson, Best Feature Screenplay, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Chameleon, Best Feature Screenplay, Hollywood International Moving Pictures Film Festival
Smith & Wesson, Semi Finalist, Los Angeles International Film Festival