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James A. Contner

James A. Contner is a director and cinematographer, known for Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1997), You've Got a Friend (2007) and Shark Swarm (2008). See full bio »
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 2009 Dollhouse (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Echoes (2009) ... (as James Contner)
 2008 Ladies of the House (TV Movie)
 2008 Shark Swarm (TV Movie)
 2007 You've Got a Friend (TV Movie)
 2007 Jane Doe: Ties That Bind (TV Movie)
 2007 The Dresden Files (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Boone Identity (2007) ... (as Jim Contner)
 2006 In Justice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Another Country (2006) ... (as James Contner)
 2005 Killer Instinct (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Who's Your Daddy (2005)
- 13 Going on 30 (2005)
 2005 McBride: Anybody Here Murder Marty? (TV Movie) (as Jim Contner)
 2005 The Inside (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Loneliest Number (2005) ... (as James Contner)
 2005 Point Pleasant (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Swimming with Boyd (2005) ... (as James Contner)
 2005 Jane Doe: Vanishing Act (TV Movie)
 2005 Las Vegas (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2004 The Division (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1999-2004 Angel (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Power Play (2004)
- Just Rewards (2003)
- Release (2003)
- Awakening (2003)
- Loyalty (2002)
 1998-2004 Charmed (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Witchstock (2004)
- Give Me a Sign (2000)
- Secrets and Guys (1999)
- The Truth Is Out There... and It Hurts (1998) ... (as Jim Contner)
 1998-2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (20 episodes)
- Empty Places (2003)
- Potential (2003)
- Grave (2002)
- Entropy (2002)
 2002-2003 Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (5 episodes)
- Horizon (2003) ... (as James Contner)
- The Communicator (2002) ... (as James Contner)
- Minefield (2002) ... (as James Contner)
- Carbon Creek (2002) ... (as James Contner)
- Dear Doctor (2002)
 2002 Firefly (TV Series) (1 episode)
- War Stories (2002) ... (as James Contner)
 2002 Stephen King's Dead Zone (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The House (2002)
 2001 Smallville (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Cool (2001) ... (as Jim Contner)
 2000-2001 The Invisible Man (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Bad Chi (2001)
 2001 Dark Angel (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Art Attack (2001) ... (as James Contner)
 2000 Roswell (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Meet the Dupes (2000)
- Skin and Bones (2000)
 1998 V.I.P. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1998 Push (TV Series) (1 episode)
- On Your Marks (1998)
 1998 One Hot Summer Night (TV Movie)
 1998 Prey (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Transformations (1998)
 1998 A Champion's Fight (TV Movie)
 1997 Pensacola: Wings of Gold (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Road Warriors (1997)
 1997 Dark Skies (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Both Sides Now (1997)
- White Rabbit (1997)
 1997 Touched by Evil (TV Movie)
 1996 Abduction of Innocence (TV Movie)
 1991-1996 Sisters (TV Series) (14 episodes)
- Out of the Woods (1995)
- Paradise Lost (1994)
- Lock and Key (1994)
 1996 She Woke Up Pregnant (TV Movie)
 1995 American Gothic (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1995 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Under the Broken Sky (1995) ... (as Jim Contner)
 1995 The X-Files (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Soft Light (1995) ... (as James Contner)
 1995 The Commish (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Kid (1995) ... (as James Contner)
- The Johnny Club (1995) ... (as James Contner)
 1995 New York Undercover (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1994 Hawkeye (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Hawkeye Pilot: Part 2 (1994) ... (as James Contner)
 1994 SeaQuest 2032 (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1994 Fortune Hunter (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Body Count (1994)
 1993 The Cover Girl Murders (TV Movie)
 1993 The Adventures of Brisco County Jr. (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1991-1993 Reasonable Doubts (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Aftermath (1991)
 1993 Key West (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Act of God (1993)
 1993 I'll Fly Away (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1992 Raven (TV Series)
 1992 Mann & Machine (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Torch Song (1992) ... (as Jim Contner)
 1991 The Return of Eliot Ness (TV Movie) (as James Contner)
 1991 Palace Guard (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Pilot (1991)
 1991 The Flash (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Twin Streaks (1991)
 1991 The 10 Million Dollar Getaway (TV Movie)
 1991 Gabriel's Fire (TV Series) (1 episode)
 1990-1991 Midnight Caller (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- That's Amoré (1991)
- Protection (1990)
 1990 Hitler's Daughter (TV Movie)
 1989-1990 Wiseguy (TV Series) (4 episodes)
 1989-1990 Tour of Duty (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- Odd Man Out (1990)
- Green Christmas (1989)
 1989 Island Son (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Life Sentence (1989)
 1989 The Young Riders (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Bad Blood (1989)
 1988-1989 21 Jump Street (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Next Victim (1989)
- Swallowed Alive (1989) ... (as James Contner)
- Slippin' Into Darkness (1988) ... (as James Contner)
- Orpheus 3.3 (1988) ... (as James Contner)
 1989 Hard Time on Planet Earth (TV Series) (1 episode)
- The Hot Dog Man (1989)
 1989 Unsub (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Burn Out (1989)
 1989 Miami Vice (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Asian Cut (1989) ... (as James Contner)
 1988 The Equalizer (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Day of the Covenant (1988) ... (as James Contner)
- Regrets Only (1988)
- Video Games (1988)
 1987 Crime Story (TV Series) (1 episode)
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Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (20 credits)
Show Show Thanks (2 credits)
Show Show Self (4 credits)

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He directed the most episodes on both Buffy, the vampire slayer (1997) -20 episodes, tied with creator Joss Whedon- and hi spin-off Angel (1999) -13 episodes-. See more »

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