James Raymond is a film producer and director. His experience centers in advertising, brand strategy, marketing and short-form documentary. He has produced shoots of every size, from 60-person union crews to three-person interviews. James is the winner of four Telly Awards, two UCLA screenwriting prizes and several film festival awards and nominations. Perhaps his most impressive accomplishment: his mini Schnauzer was rated "world's best dog" by an informal poll taken in his living room.
Earlier in his career, James was a screenwriter in Los Angeles. His credits include a development deal with Academy Award winning producer Wendy Finerman (Forrest Gump, The Devil Wears Prada), three screenplay options by New Regency Studios, and a development partnership with actress Hilary Duff.
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.