Born and raised in the suburbs of Los Angeles, James A. Weatherly graduated with an Associate In Arts Degree from Mount San Antonio College in Walnut California. After which he moved to the bay area and attended San Francisco State University graduating with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Cinema in May of 2005. In addition to what was required for graduation, his choice of emphasis was on film and video production and postproduction. James has made and worked on several narrative short films and short documentaries. One of his films, "One Man One Paddle One Kayak" was accepted into SFSU's Department of Cinema 45th Annual Film Finals. Also, some of his credits can be found on IMDb.com. For his next project, James is adapting an avant-garde play into a feature film. Currently, James works freelance for production and postproduction film and video projects in the San Francisco bay area and beyond.