Jim is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker. His feature film End of the Century: the Story of the Ramones premiered at the Slamdance and Berlin Film festivals and was released theatrically by Magnolia in 2005. PBS broadcast the film nationally in 2006. The film earned numerous honors including a Grammy nomination for Best Music Film and was named one of the 10 Best films about music of all time by the Guardian and one of the top 25 all time rock documentaries by Rolling Stone Magazine.
Jim has written numerous screenplays including “Necropolis” which was optioned by New Line Pictures in 2008.
His work has also been broadcast on VH1, The History Channel, MTV, Discovery Channel, Fusion, A&E and many others.
As a staff reporter and journalist at TIME Magazine for five years, Jim produced, wrote, filmed and edited a wide range of digital video documentaries and print articles, covering everything from technology, to immigration to politics.
He won an Emmy for his work on the Haiti earthquake and numerous other honors including a nomination for best short in the 2012 LA Film Festival for his short film “A: Head, B: Body.”