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Jim Powers

Motion Pictures & Television / MFA

"Just love making movies." If Jim would have it his way, that would sum up who he is. Breaking out of his humble shell, however, you will discover an accomplished cinematographer, director, editor, and writer.

Lifelong camera junkie and award-winning cinematographer, Jim has shot over 50 narrative, shorts, several features; and PSAs. He has won two Emmy awards for his Naomi Osaka doc, sponsored by Body Armour, as well as various awards for his other work.

He has branched off into directing, nominated as Best Pic over 12 in the NXTUP Film Fest,. He is currently attached as a writer-director on a Native American feature film, which he hopes will be shooting in early 2023.

NXTUPfest Nominee: Directing Over 12 Minutes - The Car Out Back

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