James is the Co-Founder and CEO of Cartuna – a new digital media brand focused on animated comedy for adults. Cartuna is currently producing 11 animated series and the R-rated animated comedy The Adventures of Drunky starring Sam Rockwell, Jeffrey Tambor, Steve Coogan, Nina Arianda, Dave Attell, and Tyler The Creator. The company’s first project, NUTS!, won a Special Jury Prize at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was acquired by Amazon Studios. In 2009, James founded Dogfish Pictures. Film credits include Prince Avalanche (Magnolia Pictures, Sundance 2013) starring Paul Rudd and Emile Hirsch and directed by David Gordon Green, Compliance (Magnolia Pictures, Sundance NEXT 2012), and Like Crazy (Paramount Vantage, 2011 Sundance Grand Jury Prize Winner). In 2013, James launched the Dogfish Accelerator business development lab providing indie content creators with seed capital and entrepreneurial mentorship to set up sustainable business ventures and more easily secure capital. James is an investor in the MESA+ fund for media focused tech startups in NYC through MESA Global Bank.