Films by James Westby

Portland, OR

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Called "a wizard of concision and a master of discomfort" by the New York Times, James Westby is an independent filmmaker from Portland, OR. He writes, directs, and edits provocative films with economical budgets and no compromises. And big laughs!

His features include FILM GEEK (video store clerk loses his job and starts working at an auto parts warehouse), THE AUTEUR (sweet romantic comedy about the world’s greatest porn director) and RID OF ME (timid housewife wreaks revenge on her yuppie husband and his asshole friends).

Westby's work has shown at the Tribeca Film Festival, Michael Moore's Traverse City Film Festival, Palm Springs Shortsfest, and many many others. He is currently at work on his next feature, the experimental documentary AT THE VIDEO STORE.
His favorite movie of all time is Robert Altman’s THE LONG GOODBYE.

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  1. Bellwether Pictures
  2. Matthew Ross
  3. spuckeroo
  4. Alex Olavarria
  5. The Sabi Company
  6. Mischa Webley
  7. Grow Film Company
  8. Dylan Leeds
  9. Sam Pardue
  10. NORTH
  11. Michael W. Fox
  12. Chel White
  13. Moira Morel
  14. Erica Brown
  15. lance weiler
  16. danny plotnick
  17. The Angry Filmmaker
  18. Ezra Claytan Daniels

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