James Willis

James Willis

Ignite Productions & Entertainment, LLC
Art Director, Editor, Line Producer, Location Manager, Producer, Production Coordinator, Production Manager and Screenwriter

Corsicana, Texas

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June 2012
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About James

James started his film and television career while still in college, writing and producing three science fiction episodes for a small community broadcast station in Texas. Expanding his knowledge in film, James gained valuable experience on studio films such as Paramount Pictures "Necessary Roughness" and Warner Bros. "Any Given Sunday" as a Production Assistant.

James went on to produce and co-write the internationally distributed feature film "The Dreaded". He later wrote and produced the independent television pilot "West Texas Khaki", a rural comedy set in Texas. He also served as Art Director/Location Manager on the award winning 2014 feature film "Love Land." In addition, James has also worked on several documentaries and served as production manager for VideoPlus, Inc., a nationally known business television firm.

James has completed several written works including the screenplay "Aurora", the development of the proposed series "Miles Chancey", and the screenplay "After the Fact" based on best-selling author Fred Saberhagen's novel of the same name

James' company Ignite Productions & Entertainment, LLC produces corporate and television projects. His latest, the documentary "Field of Valor" is currently in production.

Loglines

  • After the Fact

    After the Fact Historical Sci-fi Graduate student Jerry Flint is shanghaied to prevent a presidential assassination, thrust into an unfamiliar world with a wanted man’s identity, and faced with solving the ultimate paradox: how does he prevent the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln without changing his own future?

  • Aurora

    Aurora Sci-fi Reporter Keith Garrett mysteriously receives a copy of an article about the infamous 1897 crash of an airship in Aurora, Texas, an incident often referred to as Texas’ Roswell. The story of the crash and subsequent burial of an Alien body in the local cemetery has baffled investigators for over a century. Intrigued, Garrett decides to investigate and soon finds himself the target of a vast conspiracy. By choosing to pursue the unsolved mystery, Garrett has made a decision that will transform him from a writer reporting a story to an intrinsic part of it. It seems that 110 years after the crash that there are those who still want the incident to remain an obscure mystery-with a deadly intent.

Credits

  • Field of Valor

    Field of Valor (2017 - 2018)
    Documentary by Ignite Productions & Entertainment, LLC and Brandt Media (Documentary) Producer/Director

  • Love Land

    Love Land (2014)
    Film by Cicatrice Pictures/Joshua Tate (Drama) Art Director/Location Manager

  • Any Given Sunday

    Any Given Sunday (1999)
    Film by Warner Brothers (Drama) Production Assistant

  • West Texas Khaki

    West Texas Khaki (1998)
    Television by WTK Productions (Comedy) Writer/Producer

  • Necessary Roughness

    Necessary Roughness (1991)
    Film by Paramount Pictures (Comedy) Production Assistant

  • The Dreaded

    The Dreaded (1990)
    Film by Horizon Productions (Horror) Co-writer/Producer

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