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Biography

James Bland is an Emmy nominated actor and multi-hyphenated content creator who excels both in front and behind the camera. He is the creator, showrunner and star of the hit drama series Giants in which he was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Digital Drama Series. The series has accumulated over 2 million views on Issa Rae's YouTube channel and won Best Drama Series at the Indie Series Award.

A proud graduate of Florida A&M University's School of Business and Industry, James began his career working under producers and creative executives at Sony Screen Gems. While navigating the studio world, James wrote and directed numerous award winning short films. He then went on to work as a Digital Producer for TV Land's The Soul Man and Younger, as well as, Nickelodeon's All in With Cam Newton.

In 2014, James launched James Bland Productions, a full service production company focused on creating original premium content.