James has completed a documentary for National Geographic titled “Ascent: The Story of Hugh Herr”. This film is directed by Brian Knappenberger and produced by Jonathan Grupper. “Ascent” will debut on August 18th, 2002 on the National Geographic channel. Hugh Herr is a double amputee that has turned his life into a quest to ‘rehabilitate’ and improve on the abilities of humans.
James returns from the Cannes Film Festival after performing the score to Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron live at the Palais de Festival with Hans Zimmer and Bryan Adams. The performance received a 15 min. standing ovation.
James has finished writing additional music and arranging on the Dreamworks film Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.
James finishes the score for Area 52 directed by Adam Turner. This film, for the Sci-Fi network, stars Fred Savage and Ray Baker. This comedy, written by Adam Goldberg debuts on the Sci-Fi channel in April.
James completes work on the film Black Hawk Down with Hans Zimmer. The film, directed by Ridley Scott, has an extraordinary score to accompany this endeavor. The film will release this winter.
James completes additional music for the Dreamworks production of The Time Machine. The score, by Klaus Badelt, was recorded in London at Air Lyndhurst Studios. This film is directed by Simon Welles.