Introducing – Director – Antonio James

January 29, 2015

Introducing my new director client Antonio

He is most known for successfully producing and directing a $400,000 independent film for just $750 called “Trey the Movie” (2013). Trey the Movie went on to win several awards, screened locally in his hometown in Memphis, TN and obtain national underground attention.

Antonio James Oscar Night Red Carpet Beverly Hills Night of 100 Stars

You can check out “Trey” here –

Antonio James was born in Memphis, TN. He was raised by his mother and step-father in Northaven, but spent most of his teenage years in Hickory Hill with his father. He attended dozens of schools by his Freshmen year at Millington Central High School in Millington Central where he graduated in 2003.

Antonio James AOF festival award for Trey the Movie
Several months after graduation James enlisted in the United States Air Force. After one term, he return to his hometown of Memphis where hardships and lack of employment opportunities led him to discover a new hobby, filmmaking.

With the help of his uncle – he begin filming music videos for Media Workz and Catina Johnson, short films and commercials. Antonio talents as a director was quickly recognized by the local community where he was hired as a contractor for the Memphis Veteran Affairs Medical Center Public Affairs Videographer. He also became the official videographer for Al Sharpton’s National Action Network, Memphis Chapter under Gregory Grant.

Antonio James Lester Speight Transformers, My Wife and Kids, Terry Tate

Shortly after, James decided to quit providing video and recording services and start producing TV and Films. With help, he was able to produce and direct his first feature, Trey the Movie. After completion Antonio moved to Los Angeles, where he currently resides.

James’ 2013 film debut Trey the movie received International Films Award, from IFS, Texas Black film Festival and Action on Film International Film Festival in Monrovia, California.

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Since his move to Los Angeles in February 2013, Antonio James has been a background extra in Zac Efron’s feature film “Neighbors” and General Hospital.

You can make a direct connection with Antonio here –

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