James Velasquez works as a freelance 1st Assistant Director on feature films, commercials and television productions. He began working in the film business in 1995 after graduating from the University of Arizona with a BFA in Media Arts/Filmmaking.
James began his career in Los Angeles where he started out as a production assistant and quickly worked his way through the ranks as a 3rd Assistant Director and 2nd Assistant Director. Since then, James has worked on over 50 feature films and television productions, both in the US and in Sweden.
After several years as a creative and much appreciated FAD, James Velasquez’s is now also available for assignments as a Director and Scriptwriter.