is studying Interactive Entertainment at the University of Southern
California’s School of Cinematic Arts. He is currently Producer of
Project Holodeck, which has been covered on publications such as The
Verge, IGN, Engadget, Kotaku, Huffington Post, and numerous others.
Previously he was Lead Designer of
Shayd, a virtual reality thesis at
the Institute for Creative Technologies’ MxR Lab.
Now interning at Insomniac Games, he has taught game design and modding at UCLA with internalDrive, developed website and branding elements with tech marketing agency talkTECH Communications, and even directed a commercial for Charlie’s Hair & Spa for Men. James has immersed himself in the thriving industries of Los Angeles, and constantly seeks out culminations where the fields merge.
While pursuing his passion for interactive media at USC, James continues to AD short films and music videos with Mixtape Collective in Santa Monica, and blogs about virtual reality, cinema, and technology.
James authored E3 Expo, Women In Games Spotlight, Virtual games take on new life of their own, Putting Your Classical Education To Work, Millennial Style, Stories from the Ninth Ward: EWB Helps Rebuild New Orleans, Stereoscopic Virtual Reality Hardware at E3 and the Future of First-Person Gaming, The rise of consumer-facing smartphone 3D virtual reality, Why immersive virtual reality is the next generation of gaming: part 1, and Why immersive virtual reality is the next generation of gaming: part 2.
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