James Drake is a Director of Photography and Camera Operator from Virginia. He is the owner of 12Gates Films & Services, a production company which specializes in marketing and branding through film and video.

James has served in various capacities on productions such as Fox’s “Strange Inheritance,” DIY Network’s “First Time Flippers,” as well as a host of sporting events, live shows, music videos, and short and feature films. He was recently presented the Christian Film Festival’s Best Cinematography award for lensing the short film “Tom’s Last Night,” which went on to win the award for Best Short Film. James leads the Media Ministry at Kingdom Pursuers International Ministries in Richmond, VA where he oversees the production of film, print, audio, and web media for various ministry uses.

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