J Andrew Thames

J Andrew Thames

Filmmaker in Cleveland, Ohio

About J

J. Andrew Thames is a freelance cinematographer based in Cleveland focusing on independent feature length, short form films and documentaries. When not shooting films, J. Andrew works on corporate videos with several different companies as well with his own clients. J. Andrew Thames also has experience working as a lighting and video technician for a variety of concerts and corporate events. After graduating Sum Cum Laude at Cleveland State University in their Film and Digital Media program, J. Andrew Thames has worked freelance for the past 3 years, with films being showcased both domestically and internationally.


Name: J Andrew Thames

Lives in: Cleveland, Ohio

Occupation: Filmmaker

Credits

  • Dark Iris

    Dark Iris (2018)
    Film (Sci-Fi and Thriller) Cinematographer Iris is haunted by dreams and a stalker as FBI agents surround her while bodies stack up around her. A modern day Dr. Jekyll and Ms. Hyde tries to survive as she is hunted by the very agency that created her after the sleeper assassin program is deemed a failure causing everyone in it to become psychotic killers. Written by Derek Talib (creator)

  • A Fathers Love

    A Fathers Love (2017)
    Film (Short, Action, Crime, Drama and 1 More) Cinematographer When a cop on the edge of legality gets too close to solving the case of the century, criminals will stop at nothing to break him, even if it means killing his daughter. A thrill ride with plenty of twist and turns, that makes you question your moral compass the entire time, as you try to figure out what's stronger; a bullet or "A Father's Love" Written by Johnathon L. Jackson

  • Out of Darkness: Cleveland

    Out of Darkness: Cleveland (2017)
    Film (Crime and Sci-Fi) Cinematographer "Out of Darkness: Cleveland" will be shot in the real city of Cleveland, Ohio but takes place in a fictionalized version of it named Cleaveland. It is a city that needs saving. After a series of police shootings across the country, the Government steps in with the FORCE (Federal Officers Resisting Criminal Elements) to protect the residents. The story is seen through the eyes of a young Latina police officer who becomes part of the FORCE because she saved a number of police from a massacre. The story is not all black and white, as the Latina police officer/government agent deals with her questionably ethical supervisors, an urban legend about a shadow devouring criminals and a Senator who has come to town to shut the FORCE down after a shooting incident. Written by Alex P. Michaels

  • Breaking Balls

    Breaking Balls (2017)
    Film (Documentary) Cinematographer Breaking Balls follows three colorful figures involved in the game of bocce as viewed through the lens of the 30th Anniversary Cleveland Challenge Cup of Bocce tournament. The Challenge Cup is one of the largest bocce events in North America, and is held every year at the Wickliffe Italian-American Club in Wickliffe, Ohio, the last weekend of August.

  • St. Gabriel

    St. Gabriel (2016)
    Television (Fantasy) Cinematographer Saint Gabriel is a city known for its Crime, corrupt law enforcement and politicians, but most of all for the Occult. Saint Gabriel has a long history of the unexplained, but when two private investigators are put onto a case they discover themselves caught in the middle of the Mafia, Neo-Nazis, and necromancy. Kane and Lawless quickly discover the people closest to them have been hiding secrets, but more importantly they discover secrets of their own pasts that can unleash hell on earth, while breathing life back into one of the greatest psychopaths in the history of the world. Written by Derek Talib

  • Inspired

    Inspired (2016)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Inspired is the story of a Cleveland Independent film writer that is struggling to come up with her next screenplay. She is inspired by unexpected events.

  • Lux in Tenebris

    Lux in Tenebris (2016)
    Film (Drama and Thriller) Cinematographer The life of Annabelina and Tedandra, two sisters trapped inside the dark world of childhood nightmares and life's challenges.

  • MENACE

    MENACE (2016)
    Film (Short and Horror) Cinematographer Don't be scared. It's only a movie.

  • A Man Willing to Kill

    A Man Willing to Kill (2016)
    Film (Short and Western) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Adventures of Fab Jenkins

    The Adventures of Fab Jenkins (2016)
    Television (Comedy) Cinematographer After years of jet-setting, stylist and entrepreneur Fabio "Fab" Jenkins settles in his father's hometown of Cleveland, Ohio with a mission: to help people with their personal style. Assisting him is his Fab Squad, consisting of Craig, an easygoing sculptor turned hair stylist and Bianca, Fab's high-strung younger cousin who traded the business world for a career in skincare and makeup. The team is tested when basketball star Kieron Aimes becomes a spokesperson for new retailer, Eternally 16. The store takes the city by storm and changes fashion for the worse with its tacky, look-alike clothing. Fab becomes determined to take back the city and goes on a journey to track down Kieron in order to discover who's behind Eternally 16. Can Fab find out before the store takes over the globe?

  • In Lux We Trust: The Making of Lux in Tenebris

    In Lux We Trust: The Making of Lux in Tenebris (2016)
    Film (Documentary) Camera and Electrical Department Behind the scenes of "Lux in Tenebris" feature film production, including interviews with cast, crew, and film's producers.

  • House Not Home

    House Not Home (2015)
    Film (Short and Drama) Camera and Electrical Department The story was born from Skyler's own fears of coming out to his classmates as transgender after only a year of being out to family and friends. Skyler came up with the story of Terran, who is gender variant and does not conform to male nor female pronouns, in hopes of bringing more visibility to transgender issues. "House Not Home" is dedicated to Leelah Alcorn, a fellow trans teen from Ohio who committed suicide in January because her parents would not allow or accept her transition. In her suicide note posted on Tumblr, she wrote: "Gender needs to be taught about in schools, the earlier the better. My death needs to mean something." An extended version of this quote is showed at the start of "House Not Home."

  • A Minute of Self Defense

    A Minute of Self Defense (2013 - 2014)
    Television (News) Composer In this mini series from Escape & Survive, black belt and women's self defense instructor Kristina Michelle shows the basics for getting out of various attacks.

  • Modus Operandi

    Modus Operandi (2013)
    Film (Short, Horror and Musical) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • Red Rose

    Red Rose (2013)
    Film (Short, Horror and Thriller) Cinematographer Add a Plot »

  • The Big Review

    The Big Review (2012 - 2013)
    Television (Talk-Show) Cinematographer Are you sick of hearing great reviews of mediocre films, or the critics telling you a film is terrible, only to have your friends tell you that you missed out? On The Big Review, you'll hear feedback from someone worth listening to. He's not a critic. He's just an average guy that loves going to the movies. You'll get up-to-date reviews on everything from Blockbuster hits to Indie flicks. Find out more about what's coming to theaters, already there, or soon to be available at home. If you want to know what's worth watching, catch The Big Review first! Written by The Big Review

  • The Reel Show with Kristina Michelle

    The Reel Show with Kristina Michelle (2012 - 2013)
    Television (Talk-Show) Cinematographer Our goal at The Reel Show is to bring independent filmmakers a place to showcase their hard work, not just around the country but around the world. We want to connect anyone involved or interested in indie filmmaking, to expand their circle into a worldwide web of connections. Our show brings you an opportunity unlike any other. You'll see short films, exciting interviews, exclusive footage, sneak peeks and more! Written by The Reel Show

  • The Reel Theater

    The Reel Theater (2012)
    Television (Talk-Show) Cinematographer This show is your chance to watch award-winning feature length films from around the world - many previously unavailable to the general public - while hearing all about the filmmakers themselves.

  • Dying 2 Meet U

    Dying 2 Meet U (2012)
    Film (Comedy, Horror and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department After a terrible accident leaves Goldman Andrews scarred for life, he spends the next eight years as a recluse living vicariously through reality TV. His wealthy parents come up with the idea of producing a fake reality dating show so that Goldman can pick his wife. Nine women fly to France looking for love and adventure. As private information about their lives is revealed, Goldman narrows down his choice for a wife. The "elimination process" is about to begin. Written by Belgrade & Cleveland Media Group

  • Delivery in 29

    Delivery in 29 (2012)
    Film (Short and Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Based on actual events, 'Delivery In 29' is an hilarious, honest look at the antics of two pizza delivery drivers at a shop in Cleveland Ohio. In a constant battle with their self-important assistant manager, Matt and Alex learn that if they don't want to fall into the joke that is working pizza shop for the rest of their lives, they'd better do something quick. 'Clerks' meets 'Waiting' in a pizza restaurant in 'Delivery In 29,' a tale of friendship, rebellion, and pizza. Written by Anonymous

  • Dying Is a Process

    Dying Is a Process (2012)
    Film (Documentary and Short) Cinematographer Behind the scenes of "Dying 2 Meet U" feature, an independent film production.

  • Everyone Wants Her Dead

    Everyone Wants Her Dead (2011)
    Film (Short and Horror) Actor After running into a terrified woman a young couple get pulled into a world of an ancient vampire, a werewolf and flesh eating zombies. They must find a way to fight the evil forces that come at them at all sides.

  • The Hellsworth Haunting

    The Hellsworth Haunting (2010)
    Film (Horror, Mystery and Thriller) Camera and Electrical Department The truth may kill you.

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