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About Me

Cinematographer. Filmmaker. Storyteller, Travel and Tourism Marketer. 
With a career in travel, tourism and recreation and over 200 video productions, I understand how to capture and create inspiring travel video. 
Proficient in shooting action sports, outdoor recreation, interviews, documentaries, narrative film, commercial and natural settings, I know how to use the right equipment in challenging settings and  the experience shooting in these conditions.
I have broadcast sports experience as camera operator for ESPN production of USA Climbing Nationals.  


Plan & Write

Tell the story of your business or organization in an authentic way.

I have years of experience working in travel and tourism marketing and understand your marketing goals and objectives to capture and create new customers.  Let's create your next video project. I'll help you plan it and write the script to bring your vision to life.


Produce & Direct

 I love visualizing the entire project and know how to work with your team to create successful videos. 

I'll put the right team together, stay on budget and manage your project successfully.  Let's do this!



Experienced in live action, interviews, run and gun, narrative film, commercial, documentary shoots and broadcast sports, I provide freelance camera operator services. I have experience with hand-held broadcast shooting for ESPN. I'm proficient in live capture of content and quick turnaround. Create original authentic social content that builds followers. Call me for your shoot.



Proficient in editing, I understand timing, flow, music and story to create visually stimulating productions. If you just need editing, I can combine your script and footage into a finished video .  


Host & Voice Over

Need a host or Voice Over for your production? I have spent time in front of the camera on productions for KOHD (ABC), KBZN (CBS) and cable broadcast.  I can help with that too.    

James Kinney

Director of Photography & Cinematographer, Filmmaker, Visual Storyteller, Video Marketing, Social Media Management 
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