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James N.

Your Professional Video Tutor

Your Professional Video Tutor

$35/hour

  • 89 hours tutoring

About James


Bio

James is a film director and editor. He attended CSU Northridge where he studied Cinema and Television Arts, as well as CSU Sacramento where he graduated in Film Production. He is currently attending the M.F.A. graduate program at Chapman University in Orange, California for a directing emphasis in film production. He is applying to get his Ph.D. in Media Studies at the Film University of Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. He has tutored many students and professionals in honing their craft.

James...

James is a film director and editor. He attended CSU Northridge where he studied Cinema and Television Arts, as well as CSU Sacramento where he graduated in Film Production. He is currently attending the M.F.A. graduate program at Chapman University in Orange, California for a directing emphasis in film production. He is applying to get his Ph.D. in Media Studies at the Film University of Babelsberg Konrad Wolf. He has tutored many students and professionals in honing their craft.

James worked as a teaching assistant at the New York Film Academy. Beginning in 2011 he was employed at California Videowork as a movie director and as a video and audio technician at Sacramento State and Chapman University.

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Education

California State University, Sacramento
Film Production B.A.
Chapman University M.F.A. Film Production
Graduate Coursework
Film University Babelsberg Konrad Wolf Ph.D. Media Studies
Graduate Coursework

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  • Hourly Rate: $35
  • Rate details: 10% off more than 2 consecutive hours
  • Lesson cancellation: 1 hours notice required
  • No background check

  • Your first lesson is backed by our Good Fit Guarantee

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Subjects

Art

Film,

Film

My expertise is in blocking, camera placement, script breakdown, shooting setup, working with actors, telling your story visually and editing. I've led four feature films as the director, working on independent budgets that have won multiple awards. My experience spans over 400 commercials, videos, short films and documentaries that have been shown worldwide. I've coached many students and professionals in various stages of their careers.
Video Production

Video Production

I have been producing videos for 15 years with over 250 completed videos on my YouTube channel. I have a B.A. in Film Production from California State University, Sacramento. I am enrolled in the M.F.A. program for Film Directing at Chapman University starting this fall.

Computer

Video Production

Video Production

I have been producing videos for 15 years with over 250 completed videos on my YouTube channel. I have a B.A. in Film Production from California State University, Sacramento. I am enrolled in the M.F.A. program for Film Directing at Chapman University starting this fall.

Examples of Expertise


James has provided examples of their subject expertise by answering 2 questions submitted by students on Wyzant’s Ask an Expert.

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James is easy going, easy to talk, easy to understand

Video Editing made easy with James. I Still need more advance practice with him in near future. So far so good-------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------

Niju, 3 lessons with James

Excellent tutor

I learned how to put links into my Facebook page. This will allow my friends to locate other posts on other platforms such as Instagram. Learned how to shorten URL's. Also learned much more!

David, 17 lessons with James

american film

James is one icon tutor, he is helper and listen to his student, he has a lot of patience and he explained the lesson well, I would do another lesson with james

Abdi, 1 lesson with James
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Response time: 5 hours