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James Choi

producer Made In China, Joint Body, Banana Season, Saint Frances; director Empty Space
James Choi is a prolific, award-winning filmmaker with over a decade of film industry experience in Los Angeles having worked in representation (Innovative Artists and The Firm), production (Sarkissian Productions, Rush Hour) and digital media (Ifilm.com/MTV Networks). James’ first feature film as a producer, Made In China, won the Grand Jury Prize for Best Narrative at SXSW and distributed by IFC Films.James Choi has been in the forefront of the independent film movement in the last decade having produced and directed numerous films that have screen widely all around the world, winning awards and receiving distribution. James was recently selected as one of Newcity’s Film 50 – the leaders of Chicago’s film culture of 2018. Mr. Choi currently teaches film at the DePaul University’s School of Cinematic Arts.