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James LeSage

Brooklyn, New York

About Me

I am a feature film & tv editor.

Some of my work as an Editor:

The Virtuoso (w/ Anthony Hopkins) (Lionsgate) - recent theatrical release 4/30/2021
Godfather of Harlem (Epix)
Mr. Robot (USA)
Life Like (Lionsgate)
Graceland (Drafthouse Films)

also...

VFX Editor
Greta Gerwig's "Little Women"
Netflix's "The White Tiger" by Ramin Bharani
Robin Wright's "Land"

_Editing is all about a good story… here’s mine.

_I was raised in Baton Rouge, Louisiana & Atlantic City, New Jersey…

_During college I was a club VJ. I mixed psychedelic glitch video live on projectors in major clubs in Boston alongside many great DJs…

_Later in New York City I worked as a Key Set PA on 30 Rock and Law & Order…

_I joined The Motion Picture Editor’s Guild and worked as an VFX Editor & Assistant Editor on studio films…

_Currently I edit films.

_My best film, Filipino kidnapping thriller “Graceland” won an audience award at the Tribeca Film Festival and was named one of the top 100 Films to ever play the Tribeca Film Festival. I recently edited director Ron Morales’s newest film.

_I was elevated to an editor on “Mr. Robot” by Sam Esmail.

_Lionsgate released the mind bending sci-fi thriller “Life Like” which I edited.

_”The Virtuoso” starring Anson Mount, Anthony Hopkins, and Abbie Cornish was released theatrically nationwide April 30th, 2021 by Lionsgate Films.

_Please feel free to reach out to me about any project large or small. My main criteria when picking a project is: Do I like the script & Do I like the people involved?

I have been in the industry since 2005.

Life Like - trailer
Added on 6/5/2019
A young couple gets a life-like robot for help around the house. But when the robot begins to anticipate their desires and relationship issues, he acts in twisted and dark ways.

Credits

Additional Editor – Godfather of Harlem

August, 2018 — April, 2019
Television – EPIX/ABC Studios

Editor – Life Like

January, 2018 — May, 2019
Feature – Lionsgate

Additional Editor – Mr. Robot

December, 2015 — December, 2017
Television – USA Network

Editor – Graceland

December, 2012 — December, 2013
Feature – Alamo Drafthouse Films

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