CT Director - Filmmaker / CT Screenwriter / CT Photographer

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James W. Hawk, FilmmakerJames W. Hawk, Filmmaker-Screenwriter

2017

•   "ALEPH TO TAW - abreger" - Semi-finalist at the NanoCon International
     Science-Fiction Film Festival.
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   Article: "Cheshire's Hawk Proving It's Never Too Late To Chase A Dream"
    - Cheshire Herald USA) 16 March 2017, by: John Rook

•   "Winter Shadows Morphing" - time-lapse experimental short film.
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   Film Forum on the Lake Festival held a screening for four of my films.

•   "LIFE'S JOURNEY" - Listed on IMDb
    - Wrote, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   Article: "ESQUIRE Teaser Receives Warm Reception"
    - BuzzFeed (USA) 24 February 2017, by: James W. Hawk

•   Article: "OHIO SCREENING: James W. Hawk"
    -New Haven Register (USA) 19 February 2017, pg. 6 E and 7E, by: Joe Armarante

•   Article: "OldMan Hawk Film And HawkFilme Invited To Screen Four Films At Film Festival"
    - BuzzFeed (USA) 18 February 2017, by: James W. Hawk

•   Article: "DEXTER TV Series Producer Gives Author Of New Short Story A FIVE STAR     Review"
    - BuzzFeed (USA) 5 February 2017, by: James W. Hawk

•   Article: "Connecticut filmmaker's works returns to his roots"
    - Ashtabula Wave (USA) 30 January 2017, pg. 1 and 2, by: Carl Feathers


2016

•   Published my first sci-fi short story, TO beta-VANVERDEN AND BACK on Amazon / Kindle.

•   By the end of the year www.metacafe.com and had 250,000+ views.

•   Several of my films and trailers were posted on www.metacafe.com and had 125,000+ views     within ten weeks.

•   QFS (Quinnipiac University) held a screening for my films.

•   Several of my films and trailers were posted on www.metacafe.com and had 50,000+ views     within a month.

•   "WONDERFUL WORLD?" was listed on IMDb.
    - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed

•   I was approached to direct a $5 million budget feature, but I turned it down.

•   "AND YET IT MOVES" - animation short film (finished).
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "AND YET IT MOVES" - official theatrical trailer.
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "ESQUIRE" - official theatrical trailer #1
    - Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "ESQUIRE" - short film
    - Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   " The British Legend...Trevor Tanner at Neligon's Irish Pub". 
    Performed by Trevor Tanner
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.


2015

•   "A NEW FORCE" - short screenplay
    - Wrote

•   "BANG BANG" - music video.
    - Actor - British mobster

•   Started a new production company, "OldMan Hawk Film"

•   "THE SATURN MISSION" - short film
    - Produced, Written, Edited and Directed.

•   "THE MISSION TO SATURN" - short screenplay
    - Wrote

•   "JAMES W. HAWK FILMOGRAPHY SERIES PARTS 1 - 6"
    - compilation
    - Produced, Written, Edited and Directed.

•   "DARE TO BE DIFFERENT #1" - Doritos Crash the Super Bowl 10 ad contest
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "DARE TO BE DIFFERENT #2" - Doritos Crash the Super Bowl 10 ad contest
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "FILM RULEZ" - television series pilot
    - Executive Producer and Floor Director.

•   "MY FATHER'S SON" - short film
    - Produced, Written, Edited and Directed.

•   "MY FATHER'S SON" - theatrical trailer.
    - Written, Produced, DP, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "Cox PATV Commercial" - television commercial.
    - Actor - on screen director

•   "THE UNFORGIVEN" - short film
    - Produced, Written, Edited and Directed.

•   "THE UNFORGIVEN" - theatrical trailer.
    - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "DOCTOR DO-RONG" - short film
    - Produced, Written, Edited and Directed.

•   "DOCTOR DO-RONG" - theatrical trailer.
    - Written, Produced, DP, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "INTRUSION" - feature screenplay
    - Wrote

•   "THE CONVERSATION" - short screenplay
    - Wrote

•   "Eaten By The Sea - experimental MusicFilm - Performed by Trevor Tanner"
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed

•   "LIFE'S JOURNEY ~ MVCU" - experimental short film
    - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "LIFE'S JOURNEY ~ MVCU" - theatrical trailer.
    - Written, Produced, DP, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "LIFE'S JOURNEY ~ MVCU - e" - experimental short film
    - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.


2014

•   "The Defender" - Doritos Crash the Super Bowl 9 ad contest
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "Wonderful World?" - animation short film.
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "A.G. - C.R." - feature screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   Received a testimonial from John Michaels complimenting my  work.
    Filmmaker for RALPH TALK,   HIRE A LIAR, IT'S BEEN DONE and
    AZTEC TWO STEP 15TH   ANNIVERSARY
    Director: 100+ commercials including DOVE, FOXWOODS, GILLETTE and many more.

•   "Hilma Falkowski - Actress' Demo Reel - 2014"
     - Produced, Graphics, Edited and Directed.

•   Attended Brian O'Hare (Producer for The Devil's Dosh) lecture at Quinnipiac University

•   "Shadows on New Fallen Snow" - time-lapse short film experiment.
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "Synchronicity" - feature screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   "And Yet It Moves" - trailer.
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "East Cleveland" - feature screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   "Eaten By The Sea - MusicFilm - redux - trailer"
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "And Yet It Moves" - animation short film (started)
     - Written, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "Eaten By The Sea - MusicFilm - redux - Performed by Trevor Tanner"
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "MVCU" - experimental short film.
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "MVCU - e" - experimental short filme special features companion piece.
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "JAG" - feature length screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   "Confluence" - feature length screenplay.
    - Wrote


2013

•   Received a testimonial from Jan Harlan (executive producer for Stanley Kubrick and
    Steven Spielberg) praising my films "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE...", "Ethan", "Our World     Order", "Aleph to Taw - abreger" and my video storyboard for "CONFLUENCE".

•   Attended David Magee (Ang Lee's "Life of Pi" screenwriter) lecture at Quinnipiac University

•   Kickstarter promo film for "Esquire"
    - Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE... - director's cut" - is in distribution
    - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.

•   "Sharing" - Doritos Crash the Super Bowl 8 ad contest
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "New Twist Technology" - Industrial Promotion
     - Wrote, DP, Edited, Graphics, Produced and Directed.

•   "A Night in the Park" - short screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   "Protestors" - short film
    - Stand in.

•   "Ethan -- director's cut" - Official Selection of the Hyart Film Festival
    - Produced, Wrote, DP, First Assistant Director, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE... - director's cut" - Official Selection of the Hyart Film Festival
    - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.

•   "Going Home" - Official Selection of the Hoboken International Film Festival
    - Produced, Unit Production Manager, Still Photographer and Media Capture.

•   "Rods?, Bugs? or Birds?" - documentary.
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Received IMDb credit for "Film Crew Training Program".
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Received an unsolicited invitation from Fox Searchlight to submit one of my feature film      scripts for their consideration.
     - Written.

•   "CONFLUENCE" - video storyboard of first two pages.
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "Received IMDb credit for "Aleph to Taw - abreger".
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Aleph to Taw - abreger" - theatrical trailer.
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   Attended ASU - Juno Creative Team Teleconference (8 hours) at Quinnipiac University

•   "Film Crew Training Program" - theatrical trailer.
     - Written, Produced, DP, Edited, Graphics and Directed.

•   "Demo Reel for James W. Hawk - filmmaker - 2013"
     - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.


2012

•   "Local Commercial" - short film - listed on IMDb
    - Documentarian (DP and Directed the "behind the scenes").

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." - Official Selection screened at the Brass City Film Festival
    - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.

•   "Ethan" - Official Selection screened at the Brass City Film Festival
    - Produced, Wrote, DP, First Assistant Director, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." - Distributor expresses interest in a distribution deal.
    - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.

•   "State of the Nation" - music film
    - Actor: Kidknapper car driver and thug.

•   "Going Home" - Official Selection screened at the Litchfield Hills Film Festival
    - Produced, Unit Production Manager, Still Photographer and Media Capture.

•   "Eaten by the Sea" - short film - listed on IMDb
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Rising Star" - feature film - listed on IMDb
    - Asset Graphic Artist.

•   "Our World Order - Director's Cut - Redux" - theatrical trailer
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Our World Order - Director's Cut - Redux" - short filme
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." - short film - theatrical trailer
    - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "U.S. Route 1 - ME" - cinema verite - theatrical trailer
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "U.S. Route 1 - ME" - cinema verite - listed on IMDb
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Ethan" - short filme - theatrical trailer
    - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "The Assassin" - short screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   "Helen" - short film
    - Actor: Daniel (the janitor).

•   "Chippy and Hoppy" - children's short documentary
    - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "Hilma Falkowski - Actress' Demo Reel - 2012"
     - Produced, Graphics, Edited and Directed.

•   "Greg Nutcher Actor's Demo Reel - 2012"
     - Produced, Graphics, Edited and Directed.

•   "Greg Nutcher's National Bank Audition Tape"
     - Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "The Trail..." (working title)- feature length screenplay.

•   "Demo Reel for James W. Hawk - filmmaker - 2012"
     - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.

2011

•   Private screening of "Ethan", "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." and "Going Home" at the Strand     Theater in Seymour, Connecticut for more than 100 people.

•   Attended Spike Lee lecture at Quinnipiac University.

•   "Ethan" - short film - listed on IMDb
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." - short film - listed on IMDb
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   Attended "Writing and Producing Media" at Quinnipiac University.

•   "Greg Nutcher's Commercial Demo Reel - 2011"
     - Produced, Graphics, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." Official Selection screened at the Silk City Flick Fest.
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "Ethan" Official Selection screened at the Silk City Flick Fest.
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Guest on the set of "The Wedding" starring Robert De Niro, Robin Williams, Sigourney     Weaver, Amanda Seyfried, Ben Barnes and more. Directed by Justin Zackham.

•   "Behind the Scenes of The Connecticut Film Industry Training Program - 2011"
    - Produced, Wrote, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "A1 Quality Entertainment" produced by The Connecticut Film Industry Training Program" -     Independant Filmmaker.

•   Received IMDb credit for "To Dye For".

•   "Going Home" - short film
    - Produced, Unit Production Manager, Still Photographer and DIT.

•   The Demo Reel for James W. Hawk - filmmaker - Produced, Wrote, Edited and Directed.

•   "Ethan" - short film - Trailer
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Asset Graphic Artist for "To Dye For".

•   "Leave" - short screenplay.
    - Wrote

•   Kickstarter promo film for "Going Home" - Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Attended "Spike Lee - Independant Filmmaker" class at Quinnipiac University.

2010

•   "Aleph to Taw: Part 4" - short film - listed on IMDb
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "MVCU" - short experimental documentary - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "2012" - short animated film - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Attended "Senior Seminar - the study of Independent Filmmakers" at Quinnipiac University.

•   "Family" - short screenplay.

•   "Ethan" - short film - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Associate Producer for the Connecticut Film Indusrty Training Program project ,
    "To Dye For".

•   "Party Goer/Sleeping man on Couch" for the Quinnipiac Connecticut Film Industry Training     Program film, "TO DYE FOR" written by Marty Lang and Directed by Richard Dobbs of
    Law and Order - SVU.

•   "Coastal Maine Montage" - cinema verite - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Eeny, Meeny, Miny, MOE..." - short filme - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "Aleph to Taw: Part 4" - short filme - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Connecticut Film Festival - 10 - "Microbudget Film" panelist.

•   HawkMedia Studios becomes a Limited Liability Company (LLC).

•   Attended "Senior Seminar - the study of Alfred Hitchcock's and Francis Ford Coppola's     films" at Quinnipiac University.

•   "Research Update for Schick - Wilkinson Sword - Energizer" - corporate video presentation -     Directed and Edited.

•   "Best Screenplay" short screenplay.

2009

•   "Our World Order" - short film - listed on IMDb
    - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Created HawkFilme website to focus on filmmaking.

•   Greg Nutcher's Actor's Demo Reel - 2009 - Produced, Graphics, Edited and Directed.

•   "OtheR-WorldlY" - DORITOS Super Bowl ad contest
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "Our World Order - Director's Cut" screened at the Silk City Flick Fest.

•   "The Making of TIME'S UP" screened at the Silk City Flick Fest.

•   "Eaten By The Sea - MusicFilm - Performed by Trevor Tanner"
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Reconstructed HawkMedia Studios website (version 3).

•   Video message for the Cheshire Chamber of Commerce delivered by the president.

•   Attended Advanced Scriptwriting course at Quinnipiac University.

•   Attended two courses at Middlesex Community College.

•   "Alpha to Omega - Director's Cut - Redux" - short film -
    Written, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Alpha to Omega: Part 4 - Director's Cut - Redux - Behind the Scenes" - website -
     Written and Produced.

•   Established Facebook page.

•   Expanded "Confluence" to a full feature script.

•   Designed the logo for the Middlesex Arts and Media Festival.

•   Associate Producer for the Quinnipiac University - Connecticut Film Industry Training
    Program project, "TIME'S UP".
    - written by Marty Lang and Directed by Richard Dobbs of Law and Order - SVU.

•   Voice over for Drew Marks for the Quinnipiac University - Connecticut Film Industry
    Training Program film, "TIME'S UP"
    - written by Marty Lang and Directed by Richard Dobbs of Law and Order - SVU.

•   "The Making of TIME'S UP", the behind-the-scenes film of the Quinnipiac University -
    Connecticut Film Industry Training Program project - Directed, Produced and Wrote.

•   "CONFLUENCE - Opening Credits" - short film
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Cuniunctio" short screenplay.

•   "Our World Order - Director's Cut - short film
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Received an IMDB page.

•   Attended Eve Honthaner seminar at Quinnipiac University,
    "What They Don't Teach You in Film School".

•   Shot red carpet for the Film Industry Mixer in Danbury (6/6/2009).

•   Invited to show three of my films at the Norwalk Party in the Park/Tunnel of Film.

2008

•   Attended Connecticut Film Industry Training Program for Props/Set Dressing
    at Quinnipiac University.

•   Attended Connecticut Film Industry Training Program for Lighting/Grip
    at Middlesex Community College.

•   "Eaten By The Sea - a MusicFilm - Video Storyboard"
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Developed.

•   "The British Legend - Trevor Tanner - Live" - music video
     - Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Attended Scriptwriting MEP 372 course at Quinnipiac University.

•   Attended "Media Aesthetics", "Video Production" and "Digital Arts" courses
    at Middlesex Community College.

•   "Gamers" - short film - actor walk on "professor".

•   "Confluence" - short screenplay.

•   "The Final Revelation" - short film - actor "Father Joseph."

•   "Our World Order" - short film - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Photo Journal - Our World Order - Behind the Scenes" - documentary
     - Wrote, Produced, Edited and Directed.

•   "Alpha to Omega: Part 4 - Director's Cut" - short film
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Alpha to Omega: Part 4 - Behind the Scenes" - website - Wrote, Produced and Developed.

2007

•   "Big Ten Inch - A Tribute to Aerosmith - Live" - music video
     - Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Big Ten Inch - Live Demo" - music demo - Produced.

•   "Big Ten Inch - Live at J.T.'s" - music video - Produced.

•   Attended Web Design course at Middlesex Community College.

•   Reconstructed HawkMedia Studios website (version 2).

•   "Vibe - Journey to the Center" - promotional video - Produced.

•   Dayna and Vincent Wedding Reception - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Anatomy of a Sailboat" - cinema verite - Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "The Rapper - A Semi- Automatic Stretchwrap Machine"
     - industrial promo and instructional video - Produced and Directed - unfinished.

•   "Alpha to Omega: Part 4" - short film - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Abigail White Presents: Interview with James W. Hawk - Connecticut Independant     Filmmaker - about Alpha to Omega: Part 4"
    

2006

•   "Old School Roadster on a Budget" - two hour cinema verite
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   "Determination with Drive" (video contest) - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   DORITOS Super Bowl 2007 Television Commercial (video contest)
     - Wrote, Produced, DP, Edited and Directed.

•   Attended Cox Communications studio equipment training program.

•   Created HawkFilme.

•   Started HawkMedia Studios website (version 1).

2005

•   Mary and Jimmy Wedding and Reception - Produced, DP and Edited.

•   Jeanette and Steven Wedding and Reception - Produced, DP and Edited.

•   Created HawkMedia Studios.