James Carman is an accomplished New York based DP and Director.
He shoots features, documentaries and commercials. He has shot commercials for Guess?, Siemens, WebMD, Target, Lucent, MTV, A&E, Jivamukti and Parenting Magazine. His features and documentaries have been screened in festivals and theaters internationally (Sundance, Canne, Berlin, Toronto & at the MoMA).
His film, The Hidden Hand; Alien Contact and the Government Cover-up, has won 5 awards and was in Amazon’s and Netflix’s top 10 documentary category for 3 weeks.
James Carman’s DP Reel
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James’ work as Director of Photography. Included are commercials, documentaries, features and TV shows. Clients represented are Guess, Siemens, Sprite, WebMD, A&E, Braun, Thomsonreuters, Coke and Intel.
The Hidden Hand; Alien Contact and the Government Cover-Up.
Trailer for the Award winning documentary.
This is a feature length documentary that James produced. It explores the phenomena of Alien Contact and how Deep State secret governments of the world interact with these beings. It has won 5 awards. 3 of them for best documentary. It was a top ten selling docs for 3 weeks on both Netflix and Amazon.
Steiner Equities Group Real Estate Commercial.
Promotional Film EAST VILLAGE luxury apartments on 438 East 12th St.
This is a commercial shot by James Carman and produced by Chez Costanzo and James Carman for Williams Agency New York at the Steiner Film Studios. Anshuma Lal served as the creative director. This is to promote the STEINER EAST VILLAGE luxury apartments on 438 East 12th St which Doug Steiner chose to clad in Danish Brick, chosen for its beautiful hues that respect the surrounding aesthetic of the East Village.
Commercial for the Viceroy Sugar Beach Resort.
Fabulous Caribbean resort located in St. Lucia.
This is a commercial James produced and shot for Williams Agency New York. Chez Costanzo produced and directed it. Anshuma Lal was the creative director. This is to promote the idyllic, wonderful Sugar Beach Resort in St. Lucia. An verdant island located in the heart of the Caribbean sea.
Commercial for Siemens Mobile.
Siemens Mobile Communications Division
This is a commercial shot by James Carman for Siemens Corp. in NYC. Directed by Roman Kuhn. Cinematography by James Carman. James was selected to shoot this because of his expertise. Siemens offers a wide range of electrical engineering- and electronics-related products and services. Its products can be broadly divided into the following categories: buildings-related products; drives, automation and industrial plant-related products; energy-related products; lighting; medical products; and transportation and logistics-related products
Commercial for the Jivamukti Yoga School.
A commercial shot and produced by James Carman for the world renowned Jivamukti Yoga School that was founded by Sharon Gannon and David Life. Jivamukti students and teachers choose the word that most appropriately portrays their experience with Jivamukti. Shot at the Jivamukti Yoga center in downtown New York; 841 Braodway, 2nd Fl., NY NY 10003.
Produced and directed by James Carman.
Commercial for Jivamukti Yoga School.
Yoga Open Class.
This is a description of Jivamukti’s famous open class. This is one of the most engaging and socially conscious yoga schools on the planet. It was founded by Sharon Gannon and David Life. Jivamukti is a physical, ethical, and spiritual practice, combining a vigorous hatha yoga, vinyasa-based physical style with adherence to five central tenets: shastra (scripture), bhakti (devotion), ahimsa (nonviolence, non-harming), nāda (music), and dhyana (meditation). The commercial is shot and produced by James Carman.
Commercial for Braun Silk-épil Lady Shaver.
Supermodel Heidi Klum promotes Braun Silk-épil Lady Shaver.
A Braun commercial for the Braun Silk-épil Lady Shaver – Wet & Dry Cordless Electric Hair Removal Razor and Bikini Trimmer for Women. Starring supermodel Heidi Klum. Shot by James Carman.
Guess? Jeans Commercial with Supermodel Laetitia Casta.
Supermodel Laetitia Casta swinging from trees.
A Guess Jeans commercial with supermodel Laetitia Casta. Director of Photography, James Carman. Shot is 35mm film on location in southern Florida.
A Guess Jeans commercial with supermodel Laetitia Casta. Director of Photography, James Carman
Guess Jeans Commercial.
Southern Belles wearing Guess jeans.
A Guess Jeans commercial filmed at a Florida campground with balancing logs and a tire swing. Shot and edited by James Carman. Shot on B&W and color 16mm film.
Commercial for WebMD.
Tribute to the Fortune 500 corporations that work with WebMD.
A commercial for WebMD shot by James Carman. Produced by Curious Pictures in New York and Tomato Films in London. This commercial was shot by projecting graphics onto a screen and then James Carman would hold up filters and pieces of glass in order to distort the texts and cause ghosting effects.
WebMD is best known as a health information services website, which publishes content regarding health and health care topics, including a symptom checklist, pharmacy information, drugs information, blogs of physicians with specific topics, and providing a place to store personal medical information.
During 2015, WebMD’s network of websites reached more unique visitors each month than any other leading private or government healthcare website, making it the leading health publisher in the United States. As of February 2016, WebMD has recorded an average of 206 million unique users per month, and 4.00 billion page views per quarter.
News piece for Aljazeera English
Immigrant Crisis in Germany.
Right-wing activists were blocked from protesting the policy of letting refugees into Germany. A peaceful left wing protest march in Hamburg prevailed. This is a story shot and produced by James Carman for Aljazeera. Karl Penhaul is the correspondent.
Al Jazeera (Arabic: الجزيرة al-ǧazīrah IPA: [æl dʒæˈziːrɐ], literally “The Island,” though referring to the Arabian Peninsula in context), is a Doha-based state-funded broadcaster which is partly funded by the ruling family of Qatar.Al Jazeera is among the largest news organizations with 80 bureaus around the world.
Highlight Reel for the UN PRME Global Compact Conference.
United Nations Principles of Responsible Management Education.
This video shows excerpts of the PRME United Nation’s Global Compact conference from June 2015. They spoke about how to get big business and business schools involved in conserving our environment. Produced and directed by James Carman.
The mission of PRME is to transform management education, research and thought leadership globally by providing the Principles for Responsible Management Education framework, developing learning communities and promoting awareness about the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals.
The Six Principles of PRME are inspired by internationally accepted values, such as the United Nations Global Compact’s Ten Principles, and provide an engagement structure for academic institutions to advance social responsibility through incorporating universal values into curricula and research. They seek to establish a process of continuous improvement among institutions of management education in order to develop a new generation of business leaders capable of managing the complex challenges faced by business and society in the 21st century.