James B. Rogers - Details


James B. ROGERS makes his directorial debut after working with the Farrelly Brothers as their assistant director on each of their four films: "Dumb & Dumber (1994)," "Kingpin (1996)," "There's Something About Mary (1998)" and "Me, Myself & Irene (2000). " He also served as co-producer on the latter three projects.

Rogers grew up in Indianapolis and attended Emory University in Atlanta. Following college, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a film career, first landing intern work with New World Pictures. He served as director Joe Dante's assistant on two features, "Innerspace (1987)" and "The 'burbs," before beginning an association with legendary filmmaker Roger
Corman at Concorde/New Horizons, where Rogers worked in various capacities on several movies.

He graduated to assistant director and, in addition to his work with the Farrellys, counts among his credits "Poison Ivy," "3 Ninjas," "Feeling Minnesota," "Beverly Hills Ninja" and 1999's blockbuster coming-of-age comedy "American Pie," on which he also served as associate producer. For television, Rogers has worked as first
assistant director on "The Sketch Artist," "Midnight Runaround" and "A Stranger in Town. "