At twelve years old, James Seale murdered all of his friends. In a short horror film.
Ever since, he embraced a passion for storytelling on the page and screen. After graduating NYU, Seale was hired to shoot commercials and music videos in Manhattan, honing his skills as a director, cinematographer and editor. Soon after, he moved to Los Angeles to work in feature films and television.
As a screenwriter, Seale has written MAMA’S BOYS for Joel Silver/Warner Bros. and sold the action/thriller TOMORROW MAN to Paramount Pictures and Mario Kassar. In television, he was hired by Carlton Cuse (executive producer of LOST and JACK RYAN) to write for the series BLACK SASH. He also secured a two-pilot deal with NBC and producer Warren Littlefield.
Directing credits include the SyFy Channel feature film MOMENTUM with Teri Hatcher, the claustrophobic action/thriller THROTTLE and ASYLUM, starring Malcolm McDowell and Robert Patrick. Seale’s films have garnered premieres on HBO, HD Net, and UK’s Channel 4, and have been released by Dimension Films, Buena Vista Home Video and Universal Home Entertainment.
He has produced scripted and unscripted programming, including the hit CBS series SURVIVOR and has also developed original content for Relativity Media and Pilgrim Studios.
His graphic novel SAFEHAVEN is currently in development with Michael Bay’s 451 Media Group and he will executive produce his new drama-thriller series SPREE for Netflix in 2019.