James Robert Wesley Hiatt was born in Kansas City, MO to Pam and Jeff Hiatt. However, He grew up in Wilmore, Kentucky - a town of 6,000 people, two stop lights, and more PhDs and Masters degrees than streets. James is the oldest of four children. James attained the rank of Eagle Scout, in the BSA. This achievement garnered him membership in the ... See full bio »

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The Perfect Weapon Second Unit Director or Assistant Director


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  Dweller (second unit assistant director) (post-production)
  Riding Faith (first assistant director) / (second unit director) (post-production)
  The Pastor (first assistant director) / (second unit director) (post-production)
 2018 Adopted (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Seven Minutes in Heaven (2018) ... (first assistant director)
 2018 The Day of Matthew Montgomery (Short) (first assistant director)
 2018/II Diminuendo (first assistant director)
 2018 Laff Mobb's Laff Tracks (TV Series) (first assistant director - 5 episodes)
- Two-Week Girl (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Nostalgia Trip (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Soul Mom (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Rude or Die (2018) ... (first assistant director)
- Strong Women (2018) ... (first assistant director)
 2018/II War Paint (Short) (first assistant director)
  Play by Play (TV Series) (second assistant director - 8 episodes, 2017) (second unit director - 3 episodes, 2017)
- The Party (2017) ... (second assistant director) / (second unit director - uncredited)
- The Stands (2017) ... (second assistant director)
- Old Time Hockey (2017) ... (second assistant director)
- Revenge of the Frosh (2017) ... (second assistant director) / (second unit director - uncredited)
- Boner for God (2017) ... (second assistant director)
 2016 Break the Will (Short) (first assistant director)
 2016 Architects of Crime (Short) (first assistant director)
 2016 Crave: The Fast Life (first assistant director)
 2016 The Perfect Weapon (first assistant director) / (second unit director)
 2016 Jacob Sartorius: Hit or Miss (Video short) (first assistant director)
 2015/III No Way Out (first assistant director)
 2015 Chasing Hayes (Short) (first assistant director) / (second assistant director)
 2015 Hotwire (Short) (first assistant director: second unit)
 2015 Ana Maria in Novela Land (second assistant director)
 2014 Friendly Advice (TV Series) (first assistant director - 1 episode)
- Zumba (2014) ... (first assistant director)
 2013 When Kings Battle (Short) (assistant director - as James Hiatt)
 2011 Artax Brandywine: Therapist (Short) (first assistant director)
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James Hiatt


5' 8" (1.73 m)

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He loves to travel, and has visited 45 of 50 states (still missing Alaska, Hawaii, Vermont, Oregon, and Idaho.), 7 of the provinces of Canada (including Vancouver where he was a Steadicam 1rst AC on the Cross Country Skiing course of the Vancouver 2010 Olympic Games. He has also visited the Virgin Islands, France, Ireland, and Northern Ireland. He hopes to do more international traveling in the ... See more »

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