James Jaeger
Director/Editor/Writer Resume
1964 to 2015


Management Company: (310) 867-5302


Directing Experience:
Experienced directing features, documentaries, TV commercials and live multiple-camera events. Drafted shooting scripts, cast and directed productions ranging from a 1/2-day shoots to a 22-day independent feature with a cast and crew in excess of 95 people. Responsibilities included translating the written word to the screen, working quickly and efficiently with actors, director of photography and crew to get as many setups as possible each day. Experience working with editors, composers and music editors as well as production managers, producers and distributors. Experienced in the preperation of release materials, foreign versions and promoting projects at film festivals/markets such as AFM, Cannes and MIFED.

Credits:
REVENGE OF THE MAD SCIENTIST, short, Mark Lund, Doug Gough, Anson Downes, Timber Lane Films, Devon, PA - 1964
SHIPWRECKED, short, Timber Lane Films, Devon, PA
SILLY PUTTY & GRAPE, short annimation, Timber Lane Films, Devon, PA - 1964
THE GRODE, short, Timber Lane Films, Devon, PA
EASY SLEEPER, feature-length independent study project for The Haverford School, Haverford PA
15 FOOTBALL GAMES, Fernfield Films, Paoli, PA
US-MEXICAN OLYMPIC SOCCAR GAME OF 1974, Timber Lane Films, Exton, PA
DIANETICS: Modern Science of Mental Health, TV commercial, Church of Scientology, Ardmore, PA
6 Public Service Announcements, Church of Scientology of Pennsylvania, Ardmore, PA
SHAME SHAME ON THE BIXBY BOYS, documentary, Calendar Corporation, Hollywood, CA
IONIZER, TV commercials, Matrixx Productions in association w/ Paradise Marketing, Studio City, CA
HANDEL'S MESSIAH, multi-camera live event, American Saint Hill Organization, Hollywood, CA
CAN HUMANS KNOW?, multi-camera live event, Seminar Magic, Inc., Hollywood, CA
UNIVERSES IN WHICH WE LIVE, multi-camera live event, Seminar Magic, Inc., Hollywood, CA
VARIETY AT THE SHRINE, live show with Gregory Peck, Tom Jones, C-O-P/Matrixx Prod., LA, CA
MY BUDDY THE DRUG DEALER, short, Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions, West LA, CA
KAREN'S JELLY, TV commercial, Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions, West LA, CA
TESTY PILOT, short, Cynthia Hartline, Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions, West LA, CA
THE SCHEME, short, Ari Ross, Karen MacNiven, Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions, West LA, CA
THE PICKUP, short, Andrew Cofrin, Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions, Studio City, CA
RICK DANGER STRIKES, short, Tristan Romeo, Silverthorne Productions, Santa Monica, CA
LET'S MURDER VIVALDI, short, Silverthorne Productions, Santa Monica, CA
OVEREXPOSED, feature, Over Exposed Joint Venture, Beverly Hills, CA
JUST LIKE OLD TIMES, short, Patricia Duff, Ari Ross, Silverthorne Productions, Santa Monica, CA
THE ASSIGNMENT, TV series, Andrew Cofrin, Silverthorne Productions, Santa Monica, CA
PEER PRESSURE, TV pilot, Silverthorne Productions, Santa Monica, CA
WATER COMPANY, live event, Philadelphia Water Co., Bryn Mawr, PA
MAIN LINE ANTIQUES CLUB - STRAFFORD INN, documentary, Starr Entertainment, Devon, PA
HELP THE HOMELESS, live event, Helen Hayes, Bill Van Alen, Trevor's Place, Edgemont, PA
IF YOU CAN KEEP IT, promo, Peter Lillback, Bill Van Alen, Providence Forum, Bryn Mawr, PA
THE VIRTUAL STUDIO, promo, Matrixx Entertainment Corporation, Devon, PA
MAIN LINE ANTIQUES CLUB - RADNOR HUNT, documentary, Starr Entertainment, Devon
MAIN LINE ANTIQUES CLUB - MERION CRICKET CLUB, documentary, Starr Entertainment, Devon
NOAH FUND, TV Spot, Cornerstone-Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA
SNAPSHOT BLUES, feature, Matrixx Productions, Santa Monica, CA
FIAT EMPIRE, Telly Award-winning documentary, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2006
ORIGINAL INTENT, Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2007-09
THEY ASSUMED IT WAS DEAD, Bunker Jaeger, Ted Kautz, a James Jaeger Film, Matrixx Productions, Beverly Hills, CA - 2009
CULTURAL MARXISM, Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2009
RADNOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Ted Pollard Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2009
CORPORATE FASCISM, Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2009-10
THE LESLIE COIL, Leslie Baird, Nick Lonchart, George Burden, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010
IN LIQUID, Rachael Zimmerman, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010
TESLA CONFERENCE, Matrixx Productions in association with the Tesla Science Foundation, Philadelphia, PA - 2010
SPOILER, featuring Chuck Baldwin, Pat Buchanan, John McMantus, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010-11
MOLON LABE, featuring Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Alex Jones, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2011-13
MIDNIGHT RIDE, featuring Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Sheriff Mack, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2013-15


Editing Experience:
Experienced editing features, documentaries, TV Commercials and music videos. Familiar with 35mm and 16mm film editing (Movieola and Steenbeck), off-line editing (3/4 RM-440 Sony); on-line (1-inch) and Non-Linear (Avid, Premiere Pro 2.0). Also experienced with music and sound effects editing, ADR, splitting tracks, A&B rolling, FOLEY, feature mix-downs, M&E tracks, preparing foreign versions, titles, syncing/logging and preparing detailed post production budgets.

Credits:
HAPPINESS IN GOOD HEALTH, Lee Garmes, Gale Sayers, Academy Artists, Westwood, CA
OLD FRIENDS/NEW FRIENDS, Fred Rogers, Lee Strasberg, PBS/Family Communications, Pittsburgh, PA
VARIOUS NEWS SEGMENTS for CNN, Anchor Patricia Duff, Century City, CA
OVEREXPOSED, feature, Monique Gabrielle, Andrew Cofrin, OE Joint Venture, Beverly Hills, CA
PEER PRESSURE, Andrew Cofrin, Silverthorne Productions, Santa Monica, CA
THE PICKUP, short, Andrew Cofrin, Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions, Studio City, CA
TEN VIOLENT WOMEN, feature, Ted V. Mikels, Cinema Features, Inc., Glendale, CA
SKI WORLD MAGAZINE, ESPN pilot, Polofilm Productions, Los Angeles, CA
LOVELY BUT DEADLY, feature, David Sheldon, Elm Tree Productions, New York, N.Y.
DENVER COTTON BOWL game of 1942, Byron White, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA
MAIN LINE ANTIQUES CLUB - STRAFFORD INN, documentary, Starr Entertainment, Devon, PA
IF YOU CAN KEEP IT, Peter Lillback, Bill Van Alen, Providence Forum, Bryn Mawr, PA
THE VIRTUAL STUDIO, promo, Matrixx Entertainment Corporation, Devon, PA
MONEY MATTERS, Title Sequence, Whitfield Productions, Malvern, PA
MAIN LINE ANTIQUES CLUB - RADNOR HUNT, documentary, Starr Entertainment, Devon
BUNNIE COUSINS, promo, Bunny Express Press, Radnor, PA
MAIN LINE ANTIQUES CLUB - MERION CRICKET CLUB, documentary, Starr Entertainment, Devon
COMEDY SHOWCASE, pilot, Whitfield Productions, Malvern, PA
CHRISTIAN'S NIGHT LIVE at the Radnor Hunt, documentary, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA
NOAH FUND, TV Spot, Cornerstone-Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA
SANDY SAUNDERSEN, documentary, Cornerstone Entertainment, Edgemont, PA
COMETS, sports documentary, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA.
SNAPSHOT BLUES, feature, Matrixx Productions, Santa Monica, CA
FIAT EMPIRE, Telly Award-winning documentary, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA
THEY ASSUMED IT WAS DEAD, Bunker Jaeger, Ted Kautz, a James Jaeger Film, Matrixx Productions, Beverly Hills, CA - 2009
ORIGINAL INTENT, Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2007-09
RADNOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Ted Pollard Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2009
LESLIE TESLA COIL, Leslie Baird, Nick Lonchart, George Burden, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010
HELICOPTER BEN, Ben Bernakeee, Ron Paul, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010
CULTURAL MARXISM, Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2009
RADNOR HISTORICAL SOCIETY, Ted Pollard Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2009
CORPORATE FASCISM, Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment, Devon, PA - 2009-10
LESLIE COIL, Leslie Baird, Nick Lonchart, George Burden, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010
IN LIQUID, Rachael Zimmerman, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010
TESLA CONFERENCE, Matrixx Productions in association with the Tesla Science Foundation, Philadelphia, PA - 2010
SPOILER, featuring Chuck Baldwin, Pat Buchanan, John McMantus, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2010-11
MOLON LABE, featuring Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Alex Jones, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2011-13
MIDNIGHT RIDE, featuring Ron Paul, Pat Buchanan, Sheriff Mack, Matrixx Productions, Devon, PA - 2013-15


Writing Experience:
Experienced writing features, shorts, documentaries, TV spots, promotionals and non-fiction.

Screenplay Credits:
THE PICKUP (30 min), Silverthorne-Matrixx Productions (produced)
HIGH-TECH HIGH (110 min), Silverthorne Productions
OVEREXPOSED (91 min), Overexposed Joint Venture (produced)
ECOSPHERES (170 min), dNa DevelopMent
THE NIT-WITS (100 min), dNa DevelopMent
GOING OUT (90 min), dNa DevelopMent
SPLASH OF RED (120 min), dNa DevelopMent
SINGULARITY (115 min), dNa DevelopMent
SNAPSHOT BLUES (89 min), Matrixx Productions (produced, re-released)
FIAT EMPIRE (60 min), Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment (produced, released)
TESLA - The Poet of Electricity (180 min) (packaging)
SIDE EFFECTS, West-Matrixx Productions (90 min) (in development)
ORIGINAL INTENT, Cornerstone/Matrixx Entertainment (186 min) (produced)(released)
SOCIAL DRINKERS, Matrixx Productions (90 min) (in development)
THE SAGA OF BIOS AND ZOE, Matrixx Productions (90 min)
SPOILER, Matrixx Productions (119 min) (produced) (released)
PRESERVATION, dNa DevelopMent (120 min) (In development)
MOLON LABE, Matrixx Productions (117 min) (produced) (released)
MIDNIGHT RIDE, Matrixx Productions (111 min) (produced) (released)

Non Fiction Credits:
The Independent Producer's Manual (published)
The Mini Mogul Manual
The Book of Budgets (published)
Movie Job Descriptions (published)
The Movie Mogul Manual (published)
The Entertainment Orientation Course
Tear Drop in Space

Education:
The Haverford School, Haverford PA -- General Curriculum
The Cinema Institute, Chester Springs, PA -- Film Editing
Irving S. Yeaworth, Jr. (Director of THE BLOB) -- Editing Mentor
University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA -- Liberal Arts/Sociology
Los Angeles City College, LA, CA -- Theater Arts
Lee Garmes (President Academy Artists, DP on GONE WITH THE WIND) -- DP/Directing Mentor
Jackson B. Mahon (Frm. Pres of Errol Flynn Enterprises) -- Prod/Production Management Mentor

Interests & Hobbies:
Cosmology, AI, banking; photography, music





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