James Raymond is a film writer, producer and director. He is experienced in advertising, brand strategy, marketing, narrative feature and documentary filmmaking. He has produced shoots of every size, from 60-person union crews to three-person interviews.
James is the winner of five Telly Awards, two UCLA screenwriting prizes and several film festival awards and nominations. He has been featured in Variety, the Hollywood Reporter and Script Magazine, among other publications.
As a screenwriter, James has worked with 20th Century Fox Studios, New Regency Productions, Academy Award winning producer Wendy Finerman (Forrest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada), and a host of other film industry creatives. He brings an eye for great story to every project.
Commercial producing and directing clients include:
Tech: Google, Apple, Dropbox, Square, Intel, PayPal, Ricoh, Cisco, Oracle, Yahoo!, Sony, Zynga, HTC, T-Mobile, Sprint, iShares, Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Adobe, Hitachi, Sun Microsystems, New Relic, EMC, Good Data.
Consumer Goods & Services: Levi Strauss, Gap Inc., Procter & Gamble, Target, Clorox, Gottschalks, Russell Athletic, Virgin America, Mervyn's, California Academy of Sciences, Supersmile, Kashi, California State Fair, Radio Shack, Oakland A’s, Lagunitas Brewery, San Francisco Giants, VISA, 24 Hour Fitness, California Lottery, Shaklee, California's Great America, Expedia, Polariod.
Healthcare/Education: Dignity Health, Kaiser Permanente, Healthline, USF, Everest College, Cal State East Bay.
Public Interest / Public Service: Foster Children of Alameda County, San Francisco AIDS Foundation, Director Nancy Kelly / Kelly & Yamamoto Productions, San Francisco Department of Public Health, No on 8 Campaign, Frameline, The Nuclear Threat Initiative.