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Jim Towns

Born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised by a single mother, Jim Towns grew up with a fascination for Universal horror films of the past like Frankenstein, The Wolf Man and The Creature from the Black Lagoon, and the makeup effects used to create these monsters. When he was nine he was given a small makeup kit by his uncle, and he spent hours ... See full bio »

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  Gaki: The Hungry Ghost (executive producer) (announced)
  2 Hell and Back (producer) (announced)
  13 Girls (executive producer) (pre-production)
  Boxed (executive producer) (filming)
  Snowfall (executive producer) (filming)
 2019 Enter the Samurai (Documentary) (producer) (completed)
 2018 State of Desolation (executive producer) (completed)
 2018 52 Masters (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Kali (2018) ... (producer)
- Capoeira (2018) ... (producer)
 2018 Kaizen Dojo Presents: (TV Series documentary) (producer - 2 episodes)
- Art Ishii (2018) ... (producer)
- Master Yoshizo Machida (2018) ... (producer)
 2017 The Bill Murray Experience (Documentary) (producer)
 2017 Martial Arts History Museum: Rob Moses (Short) (producer)
 2017 66 Horror Flix (TV Series) (producer - 10 episodes)
- Trick or Treat (2017) ... (producer)
- Dracula '79 (2017) ... (producer)
- The Abominable Dr. Phibes (2017) ... (producer)
 2016 The Necro-ventures of Catacomb Joe (TV Series) (executive producer)
 2016 The 6th Friend (co-producer)
 2016 Cryptid Hunters (TV Series) (producer)
 2016 Survival Knife (executive producer) / (producer)
 2015 Wolf/Man (TV Series) (producer - 1 episode)
- Homecoming King (2015) ... (producer)
 2013 House of Bad (executive producer)
 2012 Manhaters! (producer)
 2010 Stiff (producer)
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5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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His first short, The Sleep of Reason, won the Pittsburgh Film Workers Association's coveted "Creature" award. See more »

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