James McDonald (IV)

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Born in Dublin, Ireland, James became fascinated with movies at age seven, and at age ten he was already reading books about film-making. At age fourteen, he made his first film, a four-minute short called "Chase." Over the years, he continued making movies, winning many awards, and having his movies shown at prestigious film festivals and ... See full bio »

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Z Dead End Producer
Parallels Producer


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  The Wendigo's Sin (Short) (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Voices (Short) (producer) (pre-production)
 2023 Death of a Haunting (Short) (producer) (pre-production)
 2023 God's Chosen (producer) (pre-production)
 2023 Z Dead End (executive producer) (filming)
  The Haunted Studio (associate producer) (post-production)
  What an Institution: The Story of Police Academy (Documentary) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Mistletoe Massacre (associate producer) (post-production)
 2022/I Parallels (associate producer) (post-production)
 2022 Tsura Makes a Terrible Mistake (Short) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Looking for a Loving Home (Short) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 C'est ton choix (Short) (executive producer)
 2021 Deadly Tales IV (Video) (co-producer)
 2021 Torture (producer)
 2021 The Poltergeist Diaries (associate producer)
 2021 I Will Be Your Shelter (Short) (executive producer)
 2021/I You (Short) (executive producer)
 2021 A Girl Called It & a Bottle of Pills (Short) (executive producer)
 2021 Good Girl Gone (Short) (executive producer)
 2020 Fighting the Dark (Short) (executive producer)
 2020 They Came from the Sky, I Saw Them! (executive producer)
 2020 The Red Death (Short) (executive producer)
 2020/IV Maya (Short) (executive producer)
 2020/I Aftermath (Short) (associate producer)
 2020 Ghetto Bird (Short) (executive producer)
 2019 Grass Hook Massacre (Video) (co-producer)
 2016 Infirmity (Short) (producer)
 2014/II The Reckoning (Short) (producer)
 2014 Massacre at Femur Creek (Short) (producer)
 2013/II Follow (Short) (producer)
 2013 The Hobo & the Clown (Short) (producer)
 2012 Bury the Sky (Short) (producer)
 2012 And They Say There Is No God (Short) (producer)
 2009 The Adventures of One Man and Random Events (TV Series) (producer)
 2009 A Conversation with Mr. D (Short) (producer)
 2008 The Horror Vault Vol.1 (executive producer)
 2007 Divine Souls (executive producer) / (producer)
 2006 Optimystic (Short) (producer)
 2003 The Photograph (producer)
 2000 Nemesis (producer)
 1997 In the Spotlight (Short) (producer)
 1995 Shadow Silence (co-producer)
 1994 Between Friends (producer)
 1993 Unseen Rival (Short) (producer)
 1992 A Vicious Lie (Short) (producer)
 1992 Sisters (Short) (producer)
 1991 Tessa (Short) (producer)
 1990 Homage to Hitch (Short) (producer)
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Show Show Cinematographer (16 credits)
Show Show Writer (12 credits)
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Show Show Music department (11 credits)
Show Show Editorial department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (1 credit)

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5' 11" (1.8 m)

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As a director, I love working with actors. They immerse themselves in the characters and so they are constantly asking questions about their motivation, characterizations, mannerisms. In other words, keeping me on my toes. See more »


James' sister, Cathy, appeared in many of his earlier films, along with many of his friends. She also appeared in The Photograph (2003) and his highly-acclaimed feature, Divine Souls (2007). See more »


Always appears in his own movies



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