Jimmy Collins

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Biography

Award-winning filmmaker, Jimmy Collins, began his career as a cameraman in his hometown of Charlotte, NC. Collins has spent the last thirty years competing on an international level, learning the craft of story-telling and selling every product out there. The first commercial he ever directed, won a Clio Award. He went on to winning four more in his thirty-year career, in addition to every major award in the advertising community, including the Atlanta Ad Club’s “Best of Show” on three occasions and numerous other national, regional and international awards.

In the 80’s, Collins starter Jayan Films, which became the biggest production powerhouse in Georgia. After a very successful twenty-year run, he moved to the West Coast to work with George Lucas at ILM, based in San Francisco, CA. Collins was later recruited to work exclusively for MacGuffin Films, where he expanded his client list to include international companies in London, Paris, Milan, Rome, Hong Kong, KL, Sidney, Wellington and Tokyo. Several commercials that he directed opened the Olympics and Super Bowl.

In 2006, Collins wrote and sold an original screenplay to Maverick Entertainment (owned by Madonna). As the lead creative, he just finished a Pilot for a TV series that is being shopped among the networks.