Jim Elkin Bio:
Jim Elkin is a director specializing in original content and management of creative teams. He has over twenty years of experience working with film, television, interactive, new media for large international and national companies creating and maintaining challenging long term projects. Jim's clients have included broadcast and cable networks, media conglomerates, beverage and food industries and large artistic endeavors.
Specialties: Jim specializes in the creation of original content, cultivating and maintaining industry relationships, negotiating contracts, managing and coordinating talent, supervising all phases of production, including post and visual effects, promoting companies through various marketing efforts, overseeing the development of creative projects in film, television, interactive, and new media including original content, branding cable channels and national television commercials.
Jim started working as a comedy writer for promos for TGIF on ABC with shows including Full House, Family Matters, Perfect Strangers and more. Jim’s writing and jokes were used on the shows themselves which led him to get promoted to Associate Producer.
From there, Jim worked for advertising agencies, production companies and helped launch the Starz Movie Network.
In addition to directing hundreds of commercials, Jim has directed an international television series for children called Play Along.