A few of his favorite theatrical New York productions include; Closer, Adams' Apples, Saturn Return, The Acting Lesson, Hamlet, Much Ado About Nothing, and All's Well That Ends Well. Film includes upcoming Mary Pickford project: The First starring Lily Rabe and Michael Pitt. He also starred in the feature film Billy Bates that had private screenings during the Toronto and Tribeca film festivals in 2011. James has also starred in several festival selected short films and appeared on "All My Children" and "Guiding Light."