James Connelly


on fire tonight


James is a filmmaker born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. He has created award-winning content that has been screened internationally, reviewed by magazine such as Rolling Stone and VICE, and has been shortlisted by ONESCREEN. His short film, The Escape, played at nearly three-dozen film festivals, winning top honors at five - including Best Drama at the 2011 LA Shorts Fest (recognized by the AMPAS for Oscar consideration).

James has creatively contributed to the post production on major campaigns including Apple, BMW, Lexus, Microsoft, and Nike, as well as the films X-Men: Apocalypse, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, and This Is The End.


Short Film

the escape

Short film