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At Pix 11 Morning News, The day that I worked there I was surprised that one of the guests was Mona Scott, Mona Scott and I used to work at Radio City Music Hall as Ushers, Well I'm in the interview near the end with Mona Scott Young.

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2010 Won The Audelco Award 2010 For Best Light Designer for The Play PECONG by Steve Carter at The National Black Theater, Harlem NYC, and Nominated in 2011, 2012, and 2013 for Best Light Designer.


Over 12 Awards in Film Festivals for I GOT THE LAST LAUGH! (Inspired by The Life and Times of Jackie "MOMS" Mabley ) Based on James E. Carter Stage Play. (c)2013


James E. Carter was born and raised in Brooklyn, N.Y. James started out in the entertainment business as an actor, then learned all the trades of behind-the-scenes shows, films, and TV. James just finished designing lights for I Got The Last Laugh! ( Inspired by The Life and Times of Jackie MOMS Mabley.) He also wrote and directed, Growing Up Gonzales, Do Wop Love, Accept/Except, Hurricane Season, Forgive Me At The Midtown International Theatre Festival, The Turnstyle Warrior at ATA, NYC, and Hattie McDaniel: What I Need You To Know…… at NBT. NYC. (All Served as The Light Designer).  Currently working at Good Morning America (ABC-22 Years working in the Electric & Lighting Department and Props). Pix 11 News (Prop Master/Light Dept.: 7 Years). Jazz At Lincoln Center, NYC. (Carpenter/Prop Master/Light Dept). James also worked at The World Famous Apollo Theatre, NYC (Over 18 years as lighting Designer, Stage Manager, and Lighting Crew), Soap Opera: As The World Turns (done Special Effects in the Lighting Dept.), The Late Night Show, BMCC, The Billie Holiday Theater for 10 Years, Town Hall in Flushing Queens NYC, as The Light Director/Light Designer. James also worked on Broadway and off Bway and Tours with such plays and recording artists such as Harlem Coffee Shop, Your Arms Too Short to Box with God, Smokey Joe’s Café, The Boys Choir of Harlem, Mama I Want to Sing, Comin Uptown, Sophisticated Ladies. Monica, Usher, Faith Evans, Zhane, and SWV to name a few. He has won the 2016-2017 EMMY Award-winner with ABC Staff of Good Morning American and the 2010 Audelco Award for PECONG and has been nominated for an Audelco Recognition Award for the best light designer on the show: Sango: Lord Of Thunder at The NBT in 2006.

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   J​ames E. Carter    

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


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