The Producer/Director Session with James Marshall


SATURDAY November 9th: 9am – 5pm
SUNDAY November 10th: 10am – 3pm
WHERE: 2333 Ontario Street, Vancouver
PARTICIPANTS: Only 16 Seats available!
FOR: 19+
FEES: $325 (Tax included). Prior payment is required to reserve a seat.
CANCELLATION POLICY: Participants will not be able to cancel for this workshop. Seats can be transferred to friends and we will do everything we can to find a replacement as there is usually a wait-list for these workshops.
VIDEO CLIPS: Students are required to bring a Standard SD Card to classes & workshops so they may review their work outside of class.

We are very excited to announce a two day workshop with James Marshall!. His impressive list of directing credits include Supergirl, Smallville, Falling Skies, The OC, Charlie’s Angels, Charmed. James also produced 149 episodes of Smallville!


James Marshall – Producer, Director

James was born in New Westminster, B.C., Canada and grew up in the lower mainland. He has channeled his love for the arts and business into a successful thirty-five year career in the film industry. He is a proud member of the Director’s Guild of America and the Director’s Guild of Canada.

James is an award-winning producer and television director. He won his first award at the age of twenty-two for “Kids & Company.” He has directed more than one hundred episodes of television including Into the Badlands, The Shannara Chronicles, Falling Skies, Smallville and Dead Like Me. He has also produced more than one hundred and sixty episodes of television. James was the producer/director on the award-winning WB series Smallville; one of the few series to run for ten years in succession. He was also the producing director on the WB series Tarzan.

James has had the pleasure of speaking at the Columbia Business School in NY, as well as the 25th annual film and television forum in Vancouver.

He is currently producing an animated series with Graphic India.

Stellina Rusich

Stellina has had a rewarding and varied career in the arts. Over her 30 year career she has worked in all facets of the acting industry; First as a performer, then as a Director, Composer, Teacher and Acting Coach. She taught the Full time acting program at Schoolcreative, (now Vancouver Acting School) for six years as well as maintaining an ongoing private coaching business.

She has appeared in over 60 commercials and numerous Stage, TV and Film roles. Most notable TV & Film credits include: Terminal City, Carpool with David Paymer, Unforgettable opposite Ray Liotta, and Tony Shalhoub’s wife on Monk.

Stage performances include: Amadeus, Merchant of Venice, Are You Lonesome Tonight, Women in Bed, Night of the Iguana, Little Shop of Horrors, Dark of the Moon, Pal Joey, Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum, The Sunshine Boys, Anne of Green Gables, Kiss Me Kate, and many others. These performances have taken her from the Cincinnati Playhouse, to the Citadel Theatre, Stratford Festival, Stage West, Charlottetown Festival, and the North Pole.

Directing Credits include: The Wild Party, Almost Maine, Mental the Musical, Stiff Cuffs, Italian American Reconciliation, Four Dogs and a Bone, Twenty Something, Pizza Man, Farewell Ambrosia, Misconduct and many School Creative and VAS showcases.

5 Seats Left




Saturday November 9th:

  • 9am – 5pm | On camera scene preparation with Stellina Rusich

Sunday November 10th:

  • 10am-3pm | Scene presentations for James Marshall/strong>
  • Feedback and Q&A
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