James Kicklighter Interviews, Press Reviews and Articles

James Kicklighter’s “Escaping Bellview” semi-finalist at Nashville Film Festival

  • 204 Semi-Finalists and Finalists were selected for the 5th annual Screenwriting Competition. They were chosen from over 1,400 submissions from all over the world and include feature-length screenplays, short screenplays, and teleplays. James Kicklighter’s “Escaping Bellview” is a semi-finalist in the Family/Animation feature film category.

    April 7, 2018. Nashville Film Festival >>

James Kicklighter at the Director’s Guild on Networking

  • James Kicklighter (THE AMERICAN QUESTION, DIGITAL EDITION), JT Mollner (Filmmaker, OUTLAWS & ANGELS, Official Sundance Selection), Aaron Wolf (Filmmaker, RESTORING TOMORROW, TAR) and Richard Botto (CEO, Stage 32, Producer, Actor, Author of Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers) sat down for a panel on “How to Launch a Career From Short Film Filmmaking” at the Director’s Guild of America for the international 48 Hour Film Festival awards.

    March 16, 2018. YouTube >>

James Kicklighter at the DGA on starting a film career

  • James Kicklighter (THE AMERICAN QUESTION, DIGITAL EDITION), JT Mollner (Filmmaker, OUTLAWS & ANGELS, Official Sundance Selection), Aaron Wolf (Filmmaker, RESTORING TOMORROW, TAR) and Richard Botto (CEO, Stage 32, Producer, Actor, Author of Crowdsourcing for Filmmakers) sat down for a panel on “How to Launch a Career From Short Film Filmmaking” at the Director’s Guild of America for the international 48 Hour Film Festival awards.

    March 16, 2018. YouTube >>

Angel of Anywhere: Now Streaming on Amazon

  • JamesWorks Entertainment’s Angel of Anywhere is now streaming on Amazon Prime. Angel of Anywhere is the story of an empathetic stripper who plays therapist to the many damaged clientele and co-workers who frequent the popular Anywhere Bar. Starring Briana Evigan (“Step Up Movie 2: The Streets,” “Sorority Row”) as Michelle, Ser’Darius Blain (“When The Game Stands Tall,” “Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle”)  and introducing Axel Roldos as Angel.

    January 29, 2018. Amazon Prime Video >>

Do you share the same values as your neighbor? That’s ‘The American Question’

  • “If you push the needle a little bit, that can make a positive impact on society,” director James Kicklighter said. “My hope with this film is to give the audience an opportunity to maybe change the way their thought process is (just an inch), so they can hear someone else.”

    January 10, 2018. The Chicago Tribune >>