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Creative and accomplished Creative Director and Producer with extensive experience in the film, television, and commercial industry. Proven track record of successful projects with a focus on excellence in lighting design. Awarded the 2010 Audelco Award for Best Lighting Designer. Adept at managing productions and teams, ensuring seamless execution from concept to completion.


  • Electrician / Production Manager / Light Designer 

    • Broadway:

      • I Got the Last Laugh! (Writer, Gaffer, Production Designer, Costume Designer, Cinematographer, and Executive Producer/Co-Director)

      • Syncopated Ladies (Production Manager and Lighting Designer)

      • Julius Caesar (All Female) (Lighting Designer)

      • The Vanguard of Avant-Garde (Nat King Cole Story) (Co-Director, Lighting & Set Designer, Production Manager and Producer)

    • Off-Broadway:

      • A Day in the Crib (Stage Manager and Lighting Director)

      • Growing Up Gonzales (Lighting Designer and Light Board Operator)

      • Julius Caesar (All Female Version: Harlem Shakespeare Festival) (Lighting Designer)

    • Television:

      • EMERGENCE (Season 1 ABC)

      • Law and Order

      • Mrs. Fletcher (Season 1)

      • FOSSE (Netflix)

      • Project Runaway

      • Elementary (CBS)

      • Jessica Jones (Netflix)

      • Tales of Two Cities

      • The Punisher (Netflix)

      • New Amsterdam (CBS)

      • "The Sun is Also A Star"(Feature)

      • The Enemy Within (CBS)

      • The Deuce (HBO)

      • The Enemy Within (NBC)

      • Jessica Jones (Netflix)

      • New Amsterdam (NBC)

      • Tales Of The City (Netflix)

      • God Friended Me (Seasons 1 and 3 ) CBS)

      • The New Orange is Black ( Season 7 HBO),.BULL ( Season 4 CBS)

      • Law and Order, The Sun Is Also A Star, The Code (CBS), The Last O.G.(Season 3), Mrs. Fletcher (Season 1) Tale of The City, Saturday Night Live (NBC), West Side Story (2020), EMERGENCE ( Season 1 ABC), Madam Secretary (Season 6) The Sinner (Season 1 and 3), Prodigal Son (Season 1) Faces (Season 1) The ILIZA Shlesinger Sketch Show ( 2019 Season 1 Nexflix). Harlem, City on the Hill. Manifest.

    • Film:

      • LIFE TIME (Cinematographer/Gaffer/Written and Director) NYC.

      • Tales From The Gravestones (Cinematographer/Gaffer/Written and Director) NYC.

      • CLUB 94 (Feature/TV) ( Created & Story Line, AD, Art Director/Cinematographer, and Gaffer) NYC.

      • DAWSON'S (TV Pilot) Gaffer/Created and Co-Directed ( Executive Producer/A.D/Cinematographer/ Art Director and Gaffer.)



   J​ames E. Carter    

Award-Winning Creative Director with 30+ Years of Experience based in New York City


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