Producer / Director /writer / DP / editor / Special Effects

Jim Hancock

Jim Hancock is a internationally published photographer / filmmaker with 28 years behind the lens… Jim comes from a background as a mechanical designer and painter and sculptor, until picking up a camera at 27 as his new artistic medium…. Jim’s talent as a gadget guy combined with a perfectionist “do all mentality”.. He has added to his skills progressively over the years…. Shooting fashion and fine art photography caught the eye of the publishers of Playboy magazine and he was brought on as photographer for a number of years. This experience fine tuned Jim's, lighting skills and he merged his styles which made for a career as a thriving advertising, fashion, beauty, shooter published in Elle, Vogue, etc..

Jim shot his first music video in ’94 on 16 mm, he directed shot, and editing, learning as he went…He shot a short about a year later called “Georgina Blumes Nightmare” starring Melissa Mcbride” of Walking Dead fame..also on 16mm film… Jims still work is very cinematic as a consequence… as luck (and location) would have it, his still career blossomed from Miami and Atlanta… with an occasional music video, or industrial or motion beauty imagery gig along the way… Jim has made it has business to control all aspects of his projects.. a photoshop master jumping on the digital bandwagon in it’s fledgeling beginnings… he studied and continued to excel as an film editor and special effects artist both digital and mechanical.. Jim’s engineering background has come in handy here and Jim has a machine shop in his studio… as well as a recording studio.. Jim spends a lot of time, studying and continues to develop new ways to take advantage of the latest tech available.. 3 years ago, Jim decided the time was right to shift his focus toward the motion end of things with the coming of large sensor digital motion cameras. Having a collection of partially written scripts and ideas tucked away, the time was right to shoot a “full on feature film”… He stumbled on the story of “The Young Brothers Massacre” and studied and researched the topic and wrote the screenplay “Come On In We’re Dead” “The Young Brothers Massacre”…. The first filming started principal photography 4 and half years ago on a shoestring budget, Jim, directed, DP’d edited and did special effects.…. partnering up with Alex Mionie, the vast majority of the film was created by these to guys, the trailer can be seen and the film is available for rent of purchase here ... It is an amazing true story, and one like you've never seen ….

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