Michael programmed his first website in 1999 just before earning his Master of Science Degree in Information Systems from the University of Maryland Baltimore County in 2000. Since then, Michael has left Government Service to pursue other ventures including building websites and web applications full-time. Michael founded AbleSpark in 2002 and currently serves as AbleSpark’s Senior Solution Architect. In this role, Michael oversees all website development as well as providing direct application system architecture and development support. Michael brings his personal knowledge as well as the entire AbleSpark team to help ABIL Solutions and its clients.
In 1997, James shot his first feature-length 35mm film, “Malaika,” a family film about four kids who find an elephant in their backyard. Since then he has served as Cinematographer on more than 18 feature films including Day of the Dead 2 and Creepshow 3, second unit cinematographer on another 12 features, as well as shooting numerous commercials and music videos as well as occasionally lending his lighting skills to other DPs.
One of his most recent films was “Wizardream” for director John Carl Buechler starring Malcolm McDowell.
Recent awards include the Grand Prize at the Los Angeles 3D Movie Festival, Telly and Hermes awards.