Capabilities

JTP owns two Sony camcorders capable of shooting either high definition (HDV-1080i60) or standard definition (DV) video. In addition, JTP has a full range of professional grip, lighting, and audio equipment. For post-production, JTP has two Final Cut Pro editing systems that are both SD and HDV capable.

JTP specializes in documentary, corporate, instructional, event, and educational video production.





Entertainment Programs:

Jim Thompson has served as Creator, Executive Producer, Producer, Writer, and/or Director on television and film projects that include:

"Nadia," a television movie about the life of Nadia Comaneci for Tribune Entertainment. Producer.

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"Lefty," a television docudrama special about an All-American one-armed gymnast for NBC and Walt Disney Productions. Producer/Director.

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Additional entertainment productions:

"Do You Remember Love," a network dramatic special for CBS starring Joanne Woodward. Producer (Shared). Three national Emmys.

"The Dream Called EPCOT," a theatrical short about the Florida theme park for Walt Disney Productions. Producer/Director

“Alive and Well,” a daily two-hour talk/variety series for the Bristol-Myers Company and the USA Network. Creator/Executive Producer

“America, America,” a series for the Disney Channel celebrating life in the USA. Creator/Executive Producer


Educational/Instructional Films and Videos:

Jim Thompson has produced and directed video-based courses for educators that have enrolled over 250,000 teachers including the following series.

Teaching in the Inclusive Classroom”
–15 video programs

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“Building Home-School Partnerships”
–8 video programs

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Additional educational/instructional productions:

“Teaching Students Responsible Behavior”
    –8 video programs
“Cooperation and the Quality Classroom”
    –12 video programs
“Teaching in the Quality Classroom”
    –12 video programs
“Dealing with Discipline Problems”
    –14 video programs
“Teaching in the 21st Century”
    –15 programs
“Improving Student Achievement”
    –15 video programs
“Responsibility, Respect, & Relationships”
    –15 video programs
“Every Student Can Succeed”
    –15 video programs
“Differentiated Instruction”
    –12 video programs

Corporate and Promotional Productions:

Jim Thompson has produced and/or directed several productions to meet the needs for both large and small corporations.

“Grand Traverse Academy—the Beginning,” a documentary/promotional video about an extraordinary charter school in Traverse City Michigan. Producer/Director

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“A Quality Master’s Degree,” a promotional video for Graceland University about their unique online Master of Education program. Producer/Director

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Additional corporate and promotional productions:

“Presenting Jane Bluestein,” a video to promote author and motivational speaker Dr. Jane Bluestein.

“Choice Theory Focus Groups,” a series of videos using actors to promote a new approach to mental health and wellness for The William Glasser Institute. Producer/Director

“Catch the Spirit,” a corporate identity film for Armco Steel Corporation to explain the company’s diversified divisions to its employees. Producer (Shared)


2014-15 Production

Quality Educational Programs, Inc.
24 videos to promote video courses for teachers.

Graceland Universty

12 videos for YouTube to promote online masters degree program


“Reading/Writing Connections”

A series of instrcutional videos for Quality Educational Programs, Inc.


Teaching High School Students

12 videos that will be part of an online course for secondary school teachers.

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