James L. Carter

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James L. Carter was born in Van Nuys, California, USA. He is known for his work on The Hitcher (1986), Ladder 49 (2004) and Children of the Corn (1984). See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Known For

The Hitcher Camera and Electrical Department
(1986)
Ladder 49 Cinematographer
(2004)
Children of the Corn Camera and Electrical Department
(1984)
Sweet November Camera and Electrical Department
(2001)

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 2016-2019 MacGyver (TV Series) (director of photography - 9 episodes)
- No-Go + High-Voltage + Rescue (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Lidar + Rogues + Duty (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Father + Bride + Betrayal (2019) ... (director of photography)
- Matty + Ethan + Fidelity (2018) ... (director of photography)
- Revenge + Catacombs + Le Fantome (2018) ... (director of photography)
 2018 Station 19 (TV Series) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- Stuck (2018) ... (director of photography)
 2017 Doomsday (TV Movie)
 2015 Graceland (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- No Old Tigers (2015)
- Dog Catches Car (2015)
- The Wires (2015)
- Hand of Glory (2015)
 2015 Away and Back (TV Movie) (director of photography)
 2014 One Christmas Eve (TV Movie)
 2013-2014 Castle (TV Series) (director of photography - 10 episodes)
- That '70s Show (2014) ... (director of photography)
- Room 147 (2014) ... (director of photography)
- Smells Like Teen Spirit (2014) ... (director of photography)
- Limelight (2014) ... (director of photography)
- Deep Cover (2014) ... (director of photography)
 2013 When Calls the Heart (TV Movie)
  Hawaii Five-0 (TV Series) (24 episodes, 2011 - 2013) (director of photography - 7 episodes, 2010 - 2012)
- Ho'opio (2013)
- Olelo Pa'a (2013)
- Na Ki'i (2013)
- Kekoa (2013)
 2007-2008 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (director of photography - 15 episodes)
- Art Imitates Life (2008) ... (director of photography)
- For Warrick (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Two and a Half Deaths (2008) ... (director of photography)
- Drops' Out (2008) ... (director of photography)
- A Thousand Days on Earth (2008) ... (director of photography)
 2007 Masters of Science Fiction (TV Series) (director of photography - 2 episodes)
- Little Brother (2007) ... (director of photography)
- The Discarded (2007) ... (director of photography)
 2006 Huff (TV Series) (4 episodes)
- Bethless (2006)
- Radio Silence (2006)
 2006 Commander in Chief (TV Series) (1 episode)
 2006 Walker Payne
 2006 Believe in Me
 2004 Ladder 49 (director of photography)
 2004 Sleepover (director of photography)
 2003 Independent Lens (TV Series documentary) (1 episode)
 2003 Lucky (TV Series) (as James Carter)
 2003 The Shape of Things (director of photography)
 2002 Red Skies (TV Movie)
 2002 Zig Zag
  Undeclared (TV Series) (1 episode, 2002) (director of photography - 3 episodes, 2001 - 2002)
- Jobs, Jobs, Jobs (2002) ... (as James Carter)
- So You Have a Boyfriend (2002) ... (director of photography - as James Carter)
- Eric Visits (2001) ... (director of photography - as James Carter)
- Prototype (2001) ... (director of photography - as James Carter)
  Family Law (TV Series) (22 episodes, 1999 - 2000) (director of photography - 1 episode, 2000)
- Love and Money (2000) ... (director of photography)
- Second Chance (2000)
- The Witness (2000)
- Playing God (2000)
 2000 My Dog Skip (director of photography)
 1997-1998 Michael Hayes (TV Series) (21 episodes)
- Vaughn Mower (1998)
- Faith (1998)
- Devotion (1998)
- Power Play (1998)
- Gotterdammerung (1998)
 1998 Phoenix (director of photography)
 1997 Payback (TV Movie)
 1996 Ruby Jean and Joe (TV Movie)
 1996 Grand Avenue (TV Movie)
 1995 Gunfighter's Moon (director of photography)
 1995 Convict Cowboy (TV Movie)
 1994 Justice in a Small Town (TV Movie)
 1994 F.T.W.
 1994 Web of Deception (TV Movie)
 1994 Lifestories: Families in Crisis (TV Series short) (director of photography - 1 episode)
- A Body to Die For: The Aaron Henry Story (1994) ... (director of photography)
 1992 A Message from Holly (TV Movie)
 1992 One False Move (director of photography)
 1990 Playroom
 1990 Spaced Invaders (director of photography)
 1989-1990 ABC Afterschool Specials (TV Series) (2 episodes)
- The Perfect Date (1990)
 1989 Back to Back
 1989 Deadly Weapon
 1988 In Dangerous Company (director of photography - as James Carter)
 1983 Sweet Sixteen
 1982 Demon Rage
 1980 Don't Answer the Phone! (as James Carter)
 1979 Home Movies
Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (25 credits)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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James Carter | Jim Carter | J.R. Kane
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Member of the American Society of Cinematographers (ASC) since 2003.

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