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Jim Cummings (film producer)

Jim Cummings (film producer)

Jim Cummings (born 1986) is a film producer operating out of Los Angeles, California.[1]

Early Life & Education

Jim Cummings attended Metairie Park Country Day School and started the film club there with his friend Seth Satterlee. He moved on to Emerson College where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in film/cinema/video studies. Jim is a licensed member of the Producers Guild of America.


Straight out of school, Cummings wrote and directed the comedy/drama No Floodwall Here. He then spent a year teaching video production and post-production at the Academy of Art University. Cummings then snagged a gig on Captain America: The Winter Soldier working nearly 80 hour weeks for Industrial Light & Magic. His next job was with San Francisco 3D Films as a producer and creator, working on several stereoscopic 3D features and commercials.

Cummings produced, wrote, and starred in Woodhead Entertainment's first long-format film, This Is Jay Calvin. Shortly afterwards he produced the movie The Grief of Others in Nyack, New York. Not long after that Jim got a job at CollegeHumor managing budgets, booking crews, worked with brands, and making funny videos. Since then he's producer and written various films, commercials, and shorts for major production companies including Ornana Films, William Morris Endeavor, Here Be Dragons, Vanishing Angle, and more. He runs a viral production agency with a few friends called Unison LA

Awards & Accomplishments

Cummings'Thunder Road won the Sundance 2016 Grand Jury Prize. It was also nominated for the Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award. Cummings has been nominated by or won awards from the following organizations:[1]

  • Anchorage International Film Festival

  • Atlanta Film Festival

  • Athens International Film Festival

  • Austin Film Critics Association

  • Buffalo International Film Festival

  • Champs-Élysées Film Festival

  • Chicago International Film Festival

  • Deauville American Film Festival

  • ÉCU The European Independent Film Festival

  • Film Club's The Lost Weekend

  • Independent Spirit Awards

  • Gothenburg Indie Film Fest

  • Heartland International Film Festival

  • HollyShorts Film Festival

  • Indianapolis International Film Festival

  • Indie Grits US

  • Kinsale Shark Awards

  • Los Angeles Film Festival

  • Milano Film Festival

  • Festival du nouveau cinéma

  • Filmfest München

  • Nashville Film Festival

  • Odessa International Film Festival

  • Palm Springs International ShortFest

  • Philadelphia Film Festival

  • Provincetown International Film Festival

  • Rainier Independent Film Festival

  • Seattle International Film Festival

  • Sidewalk Film Festival

  • Sundance Film Festival

  • South by Southwest Film Festival

  • São Paulo International Film Festival

  • USA Film Festival


Trailer for Thunder Road

Trailer for Thunder Road

Thunder RoadProducer, Director, Writer, Actor, Editor2018
HydrangeaDirector, Writer2017
MinutesDirector, Writer, Actor2017
Still LifeDirector, Actor2017
The Mountains of MourneDirector, Writer, Actor2017
It's All Right, It's OkDirector, Writer2017
The RobberyDirector, Writer2017
Us FunnyCo-director, Actor2016
The FlamingoDirector, Writer, Producer, Editor, Sound Editor2012
No Floodwall HereDirector, Writer, Producer, Editor2010
Beast BeastProducer
In a Silent WayExecutive Producer
JuneExecutive Producer2018
Pyramid CircleAssociate Producer2018
KristaExecutive Producer2016
Summer ParkProducer2016
A Morning LightProducer2015
13 CamerasProducer, Actor2015
KrishaAssociate Producer2015
All Your Favorite Shows!Executive Producer2015
The Grief of OthersProducer2015
Confusion Through SandProducer2014
Timmy Muldoon and the Search for the Shadoweyes BanditAssociate Producer2013
The Block Island SoundActor
Greener GrassActor2019
The Handmaid's TaleActor2017
This is Jay CalvinEditor2014
What IfCinematographer2013
The Magic MurderCinematographer2011
Captain America: The Winter SoldierVisual Effects2014
Call Your FatherAssistant Director2016


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