James Bartolomeo is a director/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: http://www.nytimes.com/2016/04/18/arts/music/a-mahler-mini-festival-in-new-york.html?ref=topics&_r=0