James is a filmmaker based in Los Angeles by way of Ocean City, Maryland. His love of skateboarding and music cemented a deep interest in film while in the late 90’s, producing scrappy skate videos and shorts using two VCR’s and a camcorder.

After eight years pursuing a professional career in music as a drummer and songwriter James traveled west in 2007 to re-focus on his first love, the moving image.

In addition to producing branded and editorial online video content as Head of Video at Evolve Media in Los Angeles, James has worked in various capacities in the production space over the last 10 years. Notable work includes the Documentary Short “For Your Consideration” (Producer/DP/Editor), “You Got The Part” (director of photography), 30-minute MTV concert special “Rooney: Live at Teragram Ballroom” (director) and independent feature film “Lockhart: Unleashing The Talisman” (assistant editor).

James studied Social and Behavioral Science at Santa Monica College and Film at Cal State Long Beach and continues his passion to explore stories that that highlight the complexity of the human condition.


Email – jbreakonthru@gmail.com

Phone – 1.443.783.2249