JAMES EVANS is a filmmaker from Mastic Beach, NY. He received his BA in economics from Fordham University. Upon graduating he heard the call to become a visual storyteller, a passion he has had for his entire life. As an MFA candidate at SBU/Killer Films he has realized six short films: Julie and Kay, My House, Call Me, Beautiful, BrennenGood Grief, and Whiskey Kills the Hunger. In addition to teaching film at SBU, he has also compiled an extensive writing portfolio ranging from a television spec script to multiple feature films. His work is a love letter to his hometown, dealing with working class people and the dark humor that is inherent to the human condition. 

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JAMES SHARPE'S diverse background includes developing commercials and managing multi-million dollar ad budgets for world leading communications technology companies. As Film Producer, his works include the upcoming feature films Bait & Tackle, Tom of Your Life and Big Fork. As Director, his art house shorts have played internationally in Wales, India and Belarus, as well as domestically in Chicago, Miami, Memphis, San Jose and Beverly Hills. As an actor he's worked on such hit films and TV shows as Take Me Home Tonight, Mad Men, Criminal Minds, Parks & Recreation, Weeds and Hung.


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