James Thomas has produced television programs for 20 years including the following:
Club PJ’s-60:00 music dance show, Dance Nation-60:00 dance show, Phat Beats-60:00 a rap music video show, Silky Soul-2 hour live R&B music video show, Romantic Interludes-30 minute dating service show,
Hot Videos- 30 minute music video show, Urban Magazine-30 minute entertainment magazine show and
Firstlook- featuring film clips, trailers and interviews with the stars from newly released movies.
His shows have aired locally in St. Louis on: KDHX Double Helix cable station, KPLR CW 11, KMOV TV Channel 4, KTVI Fox 2, KDNL ABC 30, WRBU MY 46.
James has worked with following advertisers/sponsors: CoCa-Cola, McDonald’s, Verizon Wireless, Blockbuster Music, GM, St. Louis Science Center, Missouri Black Expo, Leader Chevrolet, Merollis Chevrolet, King Dodge, Drury Inns, Adams Mark Hotel, Mayfair Hotel, St Charles Family Arena, Fox Theatre, AARP and Vespa Saint Louis.
Major Hollywood Studios include-Disney, Disney Pixar, Miramax/Disney, Dimension Films, Universal Pictures, Sony Pictures, Sony Pictures Classic, Screen Gems, Lionsgate, Warner Bros. Pictures, Columbia Pictures, 20th Century Fox, Focus Features, The Weinstein Co., Touchstone Pictures.
Recognizing a need for independent African-American films that don’t have exposure through major distribution and an audience seeking those films, James put together the first African-American Film Festival in twenty-two years, in 2011. Through the success of the 2011 and 2012 festivals, he also started the Classic Black Film Festival in 2012 which is held in February during Black History Month
Name: James Themovieman
Lives in: Saint Louis, Missouri
Company: James Thomas Productions, LLC