Meet James Hunter
James C. Hunter was paralyzed from a gunshot from his waist down as a result of being an innocent bystander twelve years ago.
He started out as a rapper, and was enveloped by violence for most of his young life..
After getting paralyzed, he moved from New York to Florida and attained his BA in Film and MBA in Business. His goal is to show people that through God anything is possible.
Since graduating, James has gone on to direct over seven music videos, five corporate videos, three commercials, four short films and two feature films.
James has won numerous awards, including an award for a commercial he produced and directed titled, “Groundflights”, which won the coveted 2011 Orlando Business, Innovation, and Growth Awards. He also won an award for Best Feature Film for his movie The Breaking Point at the 2014 Ocktober Film Festival, and the award for Best Edit for The Breaking Point at the 2014 Pocono Mountains International Film Festival.
The Breaking Point was given an international distribution deal in 2015, and was picked up in Australia, and by Walmart in Canada, Pay-Per-View in China, DVD in New Zealand and Pay-Per-View in South Africa. It was also given a VOD deal in America where it was available on-demand on cable and satellite outlets in the Bahamas, Bermuda, Canada, Chile, Guam, Puerto Rico and Mexico.
James was also nominated for six awards at the 2017 WideScreen Film Festival for a feature film he recently directed titled, “The Turnaround”, which won awards at that film festival for Best Film and Best Score, and was recently picked up by ChristianCinema.com and by PureFlix.com. The Turnaround was also nominated two awards at the 2017 International Christian Film Festival.