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James Kerwin

eOne Films; Star Trek Continues
Los Angeles, CA
James Kerwin's directorial work has earned awards such as the Webby, Geekie, Accolade, Telly, and Axiem, as well as the Panavision New Filmmaker Grant, and the R.C. Norris Screenwriting Award. He was named "Best Director" and "Best Screenwriter" by New York Visionfest for the scifi noir film "Yesterday Was a Lie" (his feature debut from Entertainment One), and he recently served as a writer/director on the multi-award-winning series "Star Trek Continues." Kerwin's live stage credits range from classical to modern. He was listed among the Los Angeles Times' "Faces to Watch" as part of the Lone Star Ensemble theatre group, and has frequently directed for Daniel Henning and Noah Wyle's Blank Theatre Company. Kerwin's directing has been honored by critic Paul Birchall for two consecutive years in Back Stage Magazine's "Best of the Year" list. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, his work has been cited by scholarly organizations and journals such as the Shakespeare Association of America and Shakespeare Newsletter. He frequently speaks on topics like film production and the science of film perception in venues like the University of Arizona's Center for Consciousness Studies, SMPTE, San Diego Comic-Con, UT-Austin, Space Camp, and NPR.