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Credits / Resume

BMI –  Society Of Composers And Lyricists - Austin Film Society

 

FEATURE FILMS

“WILBER FALLS” a.k.a. “DEAD SILENCE” – Vexatious Films – Directed by Juliane Glantz – Produced by David Delman - Starring: Danny Aiello, Sally Kirkland and Shanee Edwards.

 “THE MAGIC KID” - PM Entertainment – Directed by Joseph Merhi - Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Steven Furst, Ted Jan Roberts and Don “The Dragon” Wilson.

 “THE MAGIC KID 2” - PM Entertainment – Directed by Steven Furst - Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Steven Furst, Ted Jan Roberts, and Howie Mandel.

“A DANGEROUS PLACE” – PM Entertainment - Directed by Jerry Jacobs - Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi, Starring: Corey Feldman, Ted Jan Roberts, Dick Van Patten and Erin Grey.

“SUPERGUY –  BEHIND THE CAPE” – Lightform Productions – Directed by Bill Lae – Produced by Bill Lei and Mike Zamkowski – Starring: Mark Teague.

“LITTLE BIGFOOT II” – PM Entertainment - Directed by Art Commacho -Produced by Raymon Khoury - Starring: Stephen Furst, Taran Noah Smith, Michael Fishman and Tom Bosley.

“RUNNING RED” – PM Entertainment - Directed by Jerry Jacobs - Produced by Ron Jacobs, Starring, Jeff Speakman, Angie Everhart and Elya Baskin.

 “RIOT” – PM Entertainment - Directed by Joseph Merhi, Produced by Richard Pepin And Joseph Merhi, Starring: Gary Daniels, Sugar Ray Leonard And Page Rowland.

 “SUBTERFUGE” – Storm/Bellrock Entertainment - Directed by Herb Freed – Produced by David Frost and Herb Freed – Starring: Matt McColm, Amanda Pays and Jason Gould.

 “THE POWER WITHIN” – PM Entertainment – Directed by Art Commacho – Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Ted Jan Roberts and Karen Valentine.

 “SKYSCRAPER” – PM Entertainment – Directed by Raymond Martino – Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Anna Nicole Smith, Richard Steinmetz and Charles Huber

 “TEXAS PAYBACK” – Century Film Partners – Directed by Richard W. Munchkin- Produced by Aaron Schiffman – Starring: Sam Jones, Kathleen Kinmont and Bo Hopkins.

 “SWORD OF HONOR” - Tri-T Productions – Directed by Robert Tiffe – Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Steven Vincent Leigh, Angelo Tiffe and Sophia Crawford.

 “NO ESCAPE NO RETURN” - PM Entertainment –Directed by Charlie Kanganis - Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Maxwell Caulfield, Dustin Nyugen and John Saxon.

  “TO THE LIMIT” - PM Entertainment – Directed by Raymond Martino - Produced By Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Anna Nicole Smith, Michael Nouri, and Joey Travolta

 “ENCHANTED” (Short Film) – Gaia Productions – Produced and Directed by Sharon Higgins.

 “QUIET FIRE” - PM Entertainment – Directed by Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs - Produced by Richard Pepin and Joseph Merhi – Starring: Lawrence-Hilton Jacobs, Karen Black and Robert Z’Dar.

 “PARADISE LOST” (Additional Music) – August Entertainment – Produced and Directed by Herb Freed – Starring: William Forsythe, Marina Sertis, and Nigel Havers.

"BE MY OSWALD" - Produced and Directed by Don Cato

"TWO TO HELP ONE SLEEP" - Produced, written and directed by Marcello Zamarippa - Starring: Alexander Hilary.

 

TELEVISION

“DESTINATION WILDLIFE” (13 Episodes) – Active Productions – Produced and Directed by Tim Gauthier.

 

COMMERCIALS

DINNER PARTY" - Southwest Airlines - national television advertisement. - Produced by Brian Pudder, GSD&M Advertising

"FINGER LAKES COMMUNITY COLLEGE" - multiple jingles for  New York State regional radio advertisement.

 
SONGS PLACED IN FILM/TV

 
“TEAM NIGHT RIDER” – Sterling Pacific Films – Several Songs In Several Episodes

 “HEARTS ADRIFT” (USA Movie Of The Week) – Stu Segall Productions – 3 Songs.

 “SHELTER FROM THE STORM” – (movie made for TV) - Movie Corp., Inc. – 2 Songs.

 ** Plus numerous songs placed in the above-mentioned movies in “Film Credits” **

 

TRAILERS
"SUPERGUY - THE MAN BEHIND THE CAPE” - “SUBTERFUGE” – “TO THE LIMIT” – “THE POWER WITHIN” – “TEXAS PAYBACK” – “CIA - TARGET ALEXA” – “FORCED TO KILL” – “ILLEGAL ENTRY” – “SINFUL INTRIGUE” – “NO ESCAPE NO RETURN” – “THE MAGIC KID” – “THE MAGIC KID 2” – “BIKINI SUMMER II” – “QUIET FIRE” – “DESTINATION WILDLIFE”

 

THEATER,
A DAY AT THE COUNTY” (A Musical) – Written Directed and Produced by Richard Track – 17 Songs and Lyrics

 

EDUCATION

UCLA, Film Composition Program – Musician’s Institute, Los Angeles – California State Polytechnic University, San Luis Obispo

 
LITERARY

Featured Columnist for “THE SCORE” a quarterly periodical published by and for THE SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS AND LYRICISTS.

 
AFFILIATIONS

BMI (writer and publisher) – Society of Composers and Lyricists - Americana Music Association - Austin Film Society  Strong Domino Music Publishing (publisher)

 
AWARDS - James composed and performed the original scores for the following award winning films.

"TWO TO HELP ONE SLEEP"  * Best Short Film/Best Thriller Short/Best Actor - 2009 Big Easy Film Festival, New Orleans, LA  * Best Short Film - 2009 Beverly Hills Film Festival *

"BE MY OSWALD" * Best Drama/Founder's Choice Award - New York International Film Festival, Astoria, NY * Best Venue Film - 2007 Toronto International Film Festival, Toronto, Canada * Best Feature Film - 2007 Swansea Bay Film Festival - Swansea, Wales * Official Selection - 2006 Westwood International Film Festival - Los Angeles, CA * Official Selection  - 2006 Long Island Big Fish Film Festival - Bellmore, LI *

 

RELEASED RECORDINGS (CD's)

"First Things First" - 2006 - BMI - Strong Domino Music Publishing

"Truth, Trust & Other Ghosts" - 2010 - BMI - Strong Domino Music Publishing

 

 

 

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