James Quattrochi arrived in Los Angeles in 1991 - a young actor wanting to expand his involvement in the film industry. Having acted in many interesting projects his dream was to take his talents behind the camera. In 1995 James produced and stared in, In the Kingdom of the Blind, with William Petersen, Paul Winfield and Michael Biehn. The film was an official selection of the Palm Springs Film Festival and The Santa Barbara Film Festival. "Kingdom" went on to receive worldwide distribution, allowing James to follow up this project by directing the critically acclaimed film "True Friends". This film won the Charleston International Film Festival and James was voted "Best Up And Coming Director" by the Laifa Film Awards, with James receiving a letter of endorsement from director Martin Scorcese. The film was also honored with the Imagen Award, having been chosen over "The Mask of Zorro".
James followed "True Friends" by directing "Jesus, Mary and Joey", starring Olympia Dukakis, Charles Durning, Stacy Keach, Jennifer Esposito, Marley Shelton, Leo Rossi, Jason Gedrick and Mellisa Joan Hart. James then took on the immense challenges of producing Choker, a film that was conceived, written, cast and shot in the span of only nine weeks.
Last year James was hired to produce "All In" A father and daughter who get caught up in the world of championship poker, the film stars Dominique Swain, Michael Madsen, Academy Award Winner Louis Gossett, Jr., and James Russo. This film now has world wide distribution through Fox.
His project "The Prince and The Pauper" James produced and directed this feature film starring The Sprouse Twins. Sony Pictures has signed on to distribute the film.
Since The Prince and The Pauper James also produced and directed a Tv pilot titled Going Guido, and two other features "The Nail" starring William Forsythe, Tony Danza and Leo Rossi as well as "The Sinatra Club" with Jason Gedrick, Danny Nucci, Michael Nurri, Leo Rossi. James has also started a Television Division to his company and has several shows under contract. James Continues to seek special film projects to produce and direct.
Awards: 3 wins
Known For: Goodfellas (1990) | True Friends (1998) | The Young and the Restless (1973) | The Prince and the Pauper: The Movie (2007)