Vimeo Staff Pick - "The Christmas Light Killer"
Short of the Week Official Selection - "Smoke Bomb Boys" & "The Christmas Light Killer"
NoBudge World Premiere - "Smoke Bomb Boys"
Winner Best Short Film - "Cochran"
United States Super 8 film festival 2009
Winner Audience Choice Award – "Cochran" United States Super 8 film festival 2009
Winner Audience Choice Award - "Russell Curtis" Flux Fest 2013
Best 30 movie posters of 2012 - "Only the Young" movie poster – flavorwire.com
James P. Gannon is a freelance director, cinematographer, editor, photographer and illustrator living in Brooklyn, NY. He works commonly in the realm of independent cinema and the commercial production world.
As a filmmaker he is one of the founding members of POCKET STORMS PRODUCTIONS and has created multiple short films over the last 10 years juggling almost every aspect of production from pre to post. His films have gone on to show at many film festivals across the world, winning awards and featured on high traffic websites. In the commercial world he has worked on projects for clients like THE NEW YORK TIMES, GQ, MTV, VICE, CHEVY, RCA, SONY, J.CREW, COVERGIRL, INSTYLE, GILT GROUP, DKNY, THE DAILY DOT, HP, TACO BELL and BURGER KING.
James has created movie posters for films that have gone on to show theatrically and on cable television. His poster for the 2012 documentary Only the Young was voted by flavorwire.com as one of the best 30 posters of that year, ranked between posters for blockbuster films such as Django Unchained, The Hobbit and Lincoln.