James C. Morris

James C. Morris

Actor, dancer and performance coach in Salt Lake City, Utah

About James

(http://www.imdb.me/jamescmorris/) A Theatre Graduate of the prestigious Actor Training Program of the University of Utah, James performed on both the Studio 115 and Babcock stages in such performances as Angels in America, Three Sisters, Richard III, The Heidi Chronicles and The Winter's Tale. While studying for his BFA James worked for the nationally renowned Rocky Point Haunted House as a lead actor to become "Rooky of the Year" and the closing years "Actor of Year" while working with the great Chris Richard Hanson, Cydney Neal and Fran Walsh.


A SAG eligible Actor, he was invited to attend, showcase, and won "Best Commercial" at the AMTC convention in the Carolina's. He worked for the Sci-Fi Channel on the Sony Pictures Film "Ice Spiders" opposite Vanessa Williams, as well as working with Jeff Kanew's Comedy Central National Lampoon film "The Legend of Awesomest Maximus" opposite Will Sasso and Adam Devine. He has worked on Independent film theatre hits including "Unicorn City" with John Gries, "Chick Magnets", John Lyde's "The Shadow Cabal" opposite Dannielle Chuchran, and most recently "Survivor" opposite Kevin Sorbo. Having worked on national winning shorts for acting; such as winning "Best Acting" for "Kingdom of Hills" and "Best Use of Line" for Siren's Song at the international "48 Hour Film Festival". Winning "Best Film" at the "WLSS International Film Festival" for "Violet Kiss", and "Official Selection(s)" at the "Action on Film International Film Festival" for "The Solution" as well as "Best Short" and "Best Martial Art Action" for "Mercer". He has also been recognized for his effects work on the internationally award winning "An Evening with My Comatose Mother" along side Chris Richard Hanson, then to work with Kristina Anapau and James C. Burns as the Creature Puppeteer for Lionsgates "SEAL Patrol". Most recently creature working along side Doug Jones in "Kiss the Devil in the Dark".


James has performed in the national award winning music video "Electric Light" by MuscleHawk, Brogan Kelby's "Outer Space" and Teddie Films "The Walking Dumb Ways to Die", among other music videos, as well as commercials both regional and national. James has also worked as a voice-over Actor for several business's such as Mainstay Productions, Voleuruz, LeaveMeOnHold.com and Orange Studios.


A commercial and creative model James has travelled extensively to several countries, he has done commercial and fashion projects for the likes of EA Games, Disney, Lady Gaga, Blue Medusa Fashion, the Dark Arts Festival, An October Evening, Art Meets Fashion (Pretty Macabre), Love is Fashionable (Aequitas, Ume, Bohme), the Death By... Series, and IStock photography minilypses as well as for Getty Images. Being on billboards for Knotts Berry Farm in LA, Cutting Edge in Fort Worth TX, and The Market NYC in Manhattan, online publications for Ebay, Cracked.com, among other book and print media such as "Dr. Who; The First Years", "The Goblin's Curse", "Xtreme Monsters: Vampires", poster art for U.K.'s ONYX, and featured as Gollum on "The Hobbit Film" official page, as well as being the cover model of the Regional "Catalyst" and the National cover of "Photoshop User" to then have a full 10 page spread in "Elegant Magazine". He also is involved with other personal creative projects along the way such as playing Riff Raff in the shadow cast of the Rocky Horror Picture Show as well as Graverobber for REPO! The Genetic Shadowcast. http://resumes.actorsaccess.com/JamesCMorris


Name: James C. Morris

Lives in: Salt Lake City, Utah

Occupation: Actor, Dancer, Performance Coach, Puppeteer, Singer, Stunt Performer and Voice Artist

Unique traits: One ear pierced

Awards

  • Best Martial Arts Action Sequence Short ~ Action on Film International Film Festival "Mercer"
    (2013)

  • Best Short Short ~ Action on Film International Film Festival "Mercer"
    (2013)

  • Best Use of Line ~ 48 Hour Film Festival "Sirens' Song"
    (2012)

  • Best Film ~ WLSS International Film Festival "Violet Kiss"
    (2010)

  • Best Acting ~ 48 Hour Film Festival "Kingdom of Hills"
    (2009)

  • Best Commercial Acting ~ AMTC
    (2003)

Projects

  • Mythica: The Godslayer

    Mythica: The Godslayer (2016)
    Film (Fantasy) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Kiss the Devil in the Dark

    Kiss the Devil in the Dark (2016)
    Film (Short, Fantasy and Horror) Actor Marcus, a powerful sorcerer who is desperate to save his dying wife, makes a deal with the demon Dagon to save her soul. Dagon, however, has more in mind for Marcus than just a simple exchanging of souls. With seemingly no other choice, Marcus accepts, thus catapulting him into a series of events that will reveal to all involved the very meaning of betrayal.

  • Cyborg X

    Cyborg X (2016)
    Film (Action and Horror) Actor After X-Corp, a radical weapons manufacturer, is taken over by a Cyber Virus, a group of survivors must fight to save humanity from the army of Machines the Virus now controls.

  • Adopting Trouble

    Adopting Trouble (2015)
    Film (Comedy) Actor Unable to have kids, Nick an ex-con and Maryann a hard core christian, resort to the extreme to become parents. They kidnap a woman going in for an abortion and force her to have her baby for them.

  • Prick

    Prick (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Actor A sympathetically-misguided heroin addict shoots up a naive teenage girl.

  • Mythica: The Darkspore

    Mythica: The Darkspore (2015)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Actor Marek and her company must go on a journey and prevent Szorlok from obtaining all the shards of the Darkspore, or all will be lost.

  • The Industry

    The Industry (2015)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Mythica: A Quest for Heroes

    Mythica: A Quest for Heroes (2014)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Actor Stuck in a life of indentured servitude, Marek dreams of becoming a wizard. When she meets a beautiful priestess, Teela, in need of help, Marek escapes her master and puts together a team of adventurers and embarks on an epic quest to free Teela's sister from a vicious ogre.

  • The Christmas Dragon

    The Christmas Dragon (2014)
    Film (Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Actor A group of orphans goes on a journey to restore the lost magic and save Christmas.

  • Wayward: The Prodigal Son

    Wayward: The Prodigal Son (2014)
    Film (Action, Drama and Romance) Actor Prone to wander, Tyler McMillan gets it all. Indulgence, waste, and rebellion lead Tyler into a den of thieves and the prospect of losing everything, including his life. Tyler's father tries to keep tabs on Tyler while concealing his own battle with cancer. With the help of a woman with her own checkered past, Tyler gets back on his feet. Fatherly love, repentance and mercy combine to save Tyler's life even if they cannot save the life of his father. Written by Anonymous

  • Survivor

    Survivor (2014)
    Film (Action, Adventure, Fantasy, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Actor During their search for a habitable planet the last living humans crash-land on a barren world, inhabited by bloodthirsty aliens and mysterious post-apocalyptic warriors.

  • FilmQuest: Prepare for Fantastic

    FilmQuest: Prepare for Fantastic (2014)
    Film (Short, Fantasy, Horror and Sci-Fi) Actor Add a Plot »

  • SEAL Patrol

    SEAL Patrol (2014)
    Film (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actor After losing contact with a clandestine energy research facility, a powerful venture capitalist contracts a private team of elite military operatives to retrieve a physicist who holds the key to an unprecedented alternate energy source.

  • Flight from Shadow

    Flight from Shadow (2013)
    Film (Short and Fantasy) Actor After narrowly escaping an ambush in the town of Whitebridge and walking for days on the Caemlyn Road, Rand al'Thor (Nicholas Whitaker) and his companion Matrim Cauthon (Bryan Dayley) seek rest and shelter in the village of Four Kings. They bargain for a night's room and board with, Saml Hake (Danny James), the innkeeper of the Dancing Cart Man not knowing he is in league with there enemies. Deceived by Hake and his henchmen, Jak (James C. Morris) and Strom (Ulfric Silverwolf), they find themselves held captive in a storeroom and are only able to escape when Rand uses the one Power to pull lightning which hits the inn; opening a hole in the wall. Written by Hraefn Wulfson

  • Mercer

    Mercer (2013)
    Film (Short and Action) Actor Add a Plot »

  • SAGA - Curse of the Shadow

    SAGA - Curse of the Shadow (2013)
    Film (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Actor A ruthless elven bounty huntress (Nemyt) shoots down the dragon ridden by the fugitive orc shaman, Fangtor Bloodmoon. When Fangtor refuses to surrender quietly, the huntress must battle for her own life against the dangerous villain, and comes away with more than just his head. Written by Anonymous

  • Brogan Kelby: Outer Space

    Brogan Kelby: Outer Space (2013)
    Film (Short and Music) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Lemonade: Detroit

    Lemonade: Detroit (2013)
    Film (Documentary, Short and Drama) Producer Bad news is sensational. It's the stuff of prime time exposes and gotcha news hours. People are attracted to bad news for the same reason they slow down past car accidents and watch horror movies -- It's impossible to turn away. But instead of sensationalizing blight, the film Lemonade: Detroit sensationalizes hope. It is about the disarming resilience of a city that can no longer rely on a single industry for its livelihood. Rather than glamorizing ruin porn, Lemonade: Detroit makes hope, optimism, and positivity as intriguing to watch as a train wreck. Written by Anonymous

  • Moonchild

    Moonchild (2012)
    Film (Short and Horror) Actor A little girl becomes the subject of admiration from a bizarre scientist who is awaiting the arrival of the ancient supernatural creature known only as the Moonchild.

  • Sirens' Song

    Sirens' Song (2012)
    Film (Short and Thriller) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Muscle Hawk: Electric Light

    Muscle Hawk: Electric Light (2012)
    Film (Short, Music and Sci-Fi) Actor A young girl finds a portal in her brother's room and discovers the party of the future.

  • The Solution

    The Solution (2012)
    Film (Short and Action) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Chick Magnets

    Chick Magnets (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Actor The art of getting women just seems to evade some guys. And in this case it's Truman, Fitch & Ryan. Armed with "Fitch's 32 Rules to Get Women", these complete and utter dorks set out to attract the ladies of their dreams. Truman has loved Beth for as long as he can remember. But she's the hot girl in school, and he's the kind of guy the jocks shove into lockers. Can these three figure out a way to get Beth to notice Truman? Their clumsy attempts will take them through a myriad of awkwardly funny moments that will either unlock the secret to any woman's heart, or label them losers for the rest of their lives. Written by Truman

  • Unicorn City

    Unicorn City (2012)
    Film (Comedy and Romance) Actor Voss is a gamer who is unemployed and looking for work. When a management position opens up at a gaming company, he interviews but lacks evidence of leadership abilities necessary to land the job. Given a week to prove himself, Voss does the only thing rational adult would do; create a Utopian society for gamers. Voss convinces his gaming guild to follow him into the mountains and has Marsha, his best friend, document his abilities. However things get complicated when Shadow Hawk, his gaming nemesis, arrives to over throw Voss' kingdom. Written by Adrian Lefler

  • The Legend of Awesomest Maximus

    The Legend of Awesomest Maximus (2011)
    Film (Action and Comedy) Actor From the director of Revenge of the Nerds comes this outrageous sword and sandals spoof! Horny King Looney of Troy sends slacker general Awesomest Maximus to maintain peace with rival King Erotic of Greece. But when Prince Orlando, who's more into fashion than fighting, steals the King's wife Ellen to be his BFF, it's war! Written by Anonymous

  • An Evening with My Comatose Mother

    An Evening with My Comatose Mother (2011)
    Film (Short, Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Art department Dorothy Pritchard thought she had it easy; house sit for the wealthy Poe's on All Hallows Eve while collecting a cool paycheck. That was, until, she was introduced to the Poe's rotting, comatose mother living upstairs. As the dark of the night comes, and as the approaching storm blacks out the neighborhood, Dorothy soon finds herself on a nightmare ride through hell that she can only beg to be woken up from. Written by Anonymous

  • Violet Kiss

    Violet Kiss (2010)
    Film (Short, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actor A smooth talking, rugged 'cleaner' (hitman) is given a call by a extravagant beautiful woman named Violet. She found his number on 'a bathroom stall, underneath a sexually explicit drawing of a ding dong and a pair of tits'. She wants him to make a hit and he agrees. It's all too easy. What's the catch? Can he outrun his past or will the past come back to haunt him? Written by Anonymous

  • Waiting for Forever

    Waiting for Forever (2010)
    Film (Drama and Romance) Actor Since his parents died in a train crash, Will Donner refused to grow up and became an unemployed drifter, aimless except for one obsession: his undeclared love for neighborhood girl Emma Twist, whom he stalked at a distance throughout the country. When she, now an actress, returns to their home town for her terminally ill, grossly cynical father, Will stays with his unsympathetic, conventional brother Jim, whose wife and kid adore the free-spirited silly uncle, whom neighboring friend Joe and his family cheerfully put up. Now it's time to face Emma. Written by KGF Vissers

  • Raising Kayn

    Raising Kayn (2009)
    Film (Family) Actor This is a family series about the Kayn family. This family goes through the loss of their father to vampires and deal with the grief in different ways. Samantha, the mom, deals with her grief by being smarter than others. Katy her oldest daughter deals with it by being stronger. Kayla her younger daughter faces her loss by being a social teen and forgetting her problems. Her son Stephan deals with the loss of his father by being distant. Stephan hides in his lab creating who knows what. This family has to stick close together to face the monsters in their heads as well as the monsters in real life. Written by Colton Tran

  • Kingdom of Hills

    Kingdom of Hills (2009)
    Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Actor The King of a Kingdom is overthrown when his Queen makes a deal with the Devil.

  • My Lucy Charm

    My Lucy Charm (2007)
    Film (Drama) Actor Add a Plot »

  • Ice Spiders

    Ice Spiders (2007)
    TV Movie (Horror) Actor When a young ski team training for the Olympics arrives at the remote and isolated Lost Mountain Ski Resort to focus on training, they're thrilled to find a retired Olympic skier is there to help them train. But their plans are halted when a scientist working at a nearby government lab arrives with the horrifying news that a top secret Government project has produced giant spiders and they have escaped, killing and eating everything in sight. Written by Deeww

  • The Saxon Chronicles

    The Saxon Chronicles (2006)
    Film (Action, Drama and History) Actor Set in the 9th century, Alfred the Great, England's most influential and inspiring king, escapes his kingdom when it is attacked by the Viking Horde. Anguished and alone he finds himself in the company of some unlikely friends and discovers the power within to save his kingdom and lead his people to true freedom. A tumultuous tapestry of history and emotional epic saga of the birth of England, "The Saxon Chronicles" is a true inspirational tale of the power of faith to overcome all things. Written by Jeshua

Education

  • University of Utah (Salt Lake City, UT)
    (2004-2008)

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