ABOUT

ABOUT

Michael Thomas James (aka Contact) is the head editor at Periscope Post & Audio, a full service Post Production facility located on the Cinespace Lot in Chicago, Illinois. Stemming from an education at Columbia College Chicago and a background of broadcast commercial design and animation, Michael handles editorial at Periscope from dailies processing to feature cutting. Organization, attention to detail, and the passion of collaborative storytelling are what drives him in each project.


EDITORIAL

  • Signature Move (A Loves Z LLC, 2017) - online editor / additional editor
  • The Monster Project (D Street Films, 2017) - online editor / additional editor
  • Cellar Door (Fatal Funnel Films, 2017) - editor
  • Greatest Living Nightmare (MV, Golden Era Records, 2017) - editor
  • APB (FOX, 2016) - vfx plate editor
  • The Head Thieves (Skit Bags, 2016) - additional editor
  • The Orange Story (Full Spectrum Features, 2016) - assistant editor
  • Change Agents: Coding the Future (TVone, 2016) - editor
  • Change Agents: Revolutionary Love (TVone, 2016) - editor
  • Change Agents: A Class Act (TVone, 2016) - editor
  • All They Know is Shoot (MV, Chill Productions, 2016) - editor
  • Winter Dragon (Radar Pictures, 2015) - assistant editor
  • The Blexicans (Pilot, Red Dove Media, 2015) - assistant editor

MOTION GRAPHICS / VFX

  • The Monster Project (D Street Films, 2017) - vfx supervisor
  • Greatest Living Nightmare (MV, Golden Era Records, 2017) - vfx
  • Kickboxer: Vengeance (Radar Pictures, 2016) - subtitle design
  • The Head Thieves (Skit Bags, 2016) - vfx
  • The Orange Story (Full Spectrum Features, 2016) - vfx
  • Jacketman (Clarion New Media, 2016) - vfx
  • Boyband (Colleen Griffen, 2016) - vfx
  • The Blexicans (Pilot, Red Dove Media, 2015) - vfx

DAILIES

  • The Chi (Showtime, 2017) - dailies supervisor
  • What They Had (WME Global, 2017) - dailies supervisor
  • Death Wish (MGM, 2017) - dailies supervisor, chicago unit
  • Hope Springs Eternal (Gylden Entertainment, 2017) - dailies technician
  • The Resurrection of Gavin Stone (WWE Studios, 2017) - dailies technician
  • The Chi (Pilot, Showtime, 2016) - dailies technician
  • Southside with You (Miramax, 2016) - dailies technician
  • Chiraq: The Series (Independent Network Television, 2016) - dailies technician
  • The Blexicans (Pilot, Red Dove Media, 2015) - dailies technician
  • Sirens (USA, 2014 - 2015) - dailies technician