Responsible for directing, shooting, producing, and editing all content targeted towards Virginia, featuring private citizens, public figures, politicians, explaining policies targeting the state for Hillary Clinton’s 2016 Presidential Campaign.
In the midst of a publishing revolution, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, one of America’s most storied institutions of journalism, is experimenting with new tools to tell stories in preparation for the end of print in the digital era.
Review: Digital Edition
Director James Kicklighter highlights the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s metamorphosis to high speed around-the-clock purveyor of information and he does it fast, 26 minutes in and out, no wasted motion.
Digital Edition, Official Selection of the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival
Director James Kicklighter’s Digital Edition joins the 2017 Atlanta Film Festival lineup on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 7:00 PM in the 7 Stages Theatre. From a record-breaking 6,000+ film submissions for the 2017 festival, the final selections include 47 feature length films, 116 short films and 28 creative media presentations, which consist of music videos, virtual reality and episodic pilots.
Digital Edition wins and Shel Bee’s Branches nominated at 2016 Maverick Movie Awards
JamesWorks Entertainment’s Digital Edition won 2016 Best Documentary Short and Shel Bee’s Branches was nominated for 2016 Best Song. The Maverick Movie Awards exists to honor all facets of moviemaking form, function, style, and craft. A level playing-field where a movie’s budget is immaterial, its absence or abundance of star power is inconsequential, and its humble or lofty origins are irrelevant, any and all independent, underground, student and studio films are eligible to receive a Maverick Award.
Shorts: Digital Edition (2016)
Kicklighter’s direction has a kinetic pace to match its subject matter, but always keeps everything on a very human level…[Digital Edition] covers an important topic that I don’t feel has been given much thought in media.
Digital Edition (2016) review
It really is easy to see that Digital Edition ticks all the boxes when it comes to how a short documentary should look and make you feel. James Kicklighter and his crew know their craft and with Digital Edition, they have created a documentary that I really enjoyed watching.
Review: “Digital Edition” Follows the Changing World of Journalism
Filled with a surprising amount of content for a 28-minute film along with nicely done graphics that balance out the interviews, Digital Edition is an entertaining and informative short doc that will likely resonate most with those who consider themselves to be information geeks and journalistic connoisseurs.
Digital Edition (2016) Review
I’ve seen projects from Mr. Kicklighter before, and expected nothing less than a well rounded, polished experience. What I didn’t expect was a topic featuring a much broader scope than the title suggests…a fine short film covering a lot of different aspects from the industry. ‘Digital Edition’ would look right at home on your favorite television channel.