Director / Cinematographer


James Bartolomeo creates myriad forms of video content as a writer, director, and cinematographer.

He grew up in Baltimore City before moving to New York after college.  

His first experience on a film set was as a production assistant on John Waters' Hairspray.  

He worked as a Focus Puller on myriad films and TV series such as Homicide: Life on the Street, Oz, The Sopranos, Spiderman, Men In Black, and Requiem for a Dream.  

In 2016 his film, 'The City', a visual documentary of the past 100 years in Baltimore, debuted as part of a live orchestral performance at Carnegie Hall.  James Oestreich of the New York Times reviewed the performance here: