Representation:                              James Cotten’s Resume
Sean Butler

 An alumni of The London Film School and The
Los Angeles Film School, James Cotten began
his career under the legendary Roger Corman,
directing his first feature, Demon Slayer, which
released in 2002 and played on SyFy for over
three years.
Cotten formed his company Dark Highway
Films in 2005, producing his next directorial,
Sugar Creek, and later Resurrection County, which
he wrote to rave reviews.
In 2009, James directed The Line, starring Ray
Liotta, Andy Garcia, Armand Assante, Esai
Morales, and Danny Trejo. The film opened the
Latino International Film Festival, was a
Blockbuster Exclusive, and ranked in the Top 10
Video Rentals for three straight weeks.
Cotten has since produced Eric England’s
Madison County, Darren Bousman’s Devil’s
Carnival, its sequel Alleluia: Devil’s Carnival 2,
and the award winning indie romance, I
Remember You. In 2014, Cotten produced Hansel and Gretel Get Baked, starring Lara Flynn Boyle, Molly Quinn, and Cary Elwes. He has also served as a post and VFX producer on many films including, Pitch Perfect, Haunting in Connecticut, Curse of Chucky, Dope, Captain Fantastic, and The Choice. Most recently, Cotten directed, wrote, and
produced the award winning Painted Woman, starring Stef Dawson and Matt Dallas. The film was a Spotlight Screening at Geena Davis’ Bentonville Film Festival, opened the Manchester International Film Festival, has won 10 awards with 13 nominations, including 2 Best Director and 2 Best Film Awards for Cotten, and is playing on Starz.

Director James Cotten’s Youtube Channel

This channel is to show the work of James Cotten. James is an award winning writer, director, and producer, who formed his company Dark Highway Films in 2006 to help make his own projects. James has worked with legendary talent, like Ray Liotta, Andy Garcia, Cary Elwes, Joe Morton, Esai Morales, Danny Trejo, and Armand Assante.