James P. Gannon is a freelance director, cinematographer, editor, photographer, and poster designer living in Brooklyn, NY. He works commonly in the realm of independent cinema and the commercial production world.
As a filmmaker he 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 such as Upworthy.com. In the commercial world he has worked freelance on projects for GQ, MTV, VICE, CHEVY, RCA, SONY, J.CREW, COVERGIRL, INSTYLE, GILT GROUP, DKNY, 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.
He is currently editing an untitled feature length documentary he filmed with his brother and is one of the founding members of Brooklyn based company Pocket Storms Productions.
James is available for hire as a director, cinematographer, time lapse photographer, editor, AC, photographer, designer and painter.
Cochran Best Short film – United States Super 8 film festival 2009
Cochran Audience choice award – United States Super 8 film festival 2009
Russell Curtis Audience choice award – Flux Fest 2013
Russell Curtis featured on geektyrant.com
Three Envelopes over 25K views via upworthy.com
Only the Young movie poster – Best 30 movie posters of 2012 via flavorpill.com