ZapPictures LLC is a Hollywood-based production company owned by writer-director James F. Robinson. The company focuses on producing independent cinema that embraces authenticity and avoids convention and the easy predictability of genre.
ZapPictures produced the feature film, STILL BREATHING, starring Brendan Fraser and Joanna Going. Fraser won the "Best Actor" award at the Seattle International FF and Robinson was nominated for the "Grand Prix des Amériques" at Montreal World FF. The film was distributed theatrically in the US by October Films/Universal and internationally by Lakeshore Entertainment, Disney, Fox Latin America, Paramount and others. It is available digitally on Hulu, Amazon Prime and on VOD.
Robinson's early work has been seen on PBS, The Disney Channel, The Discovery Network and a variety of European Networks. His commercial, non-profit and corporate clients include NOKIA, X PRIZE FOUNDATION, SONY ERICSSON, VERIZON, CHILD FUND, HOLT INTERNATIONAL, AUTOLIV and many others. Robinson has been a GETTY FIILMS director since 1992.
Robinson founded a new media company, CinemaElectric, which pioneered new forms of media for mobile phones and produced a number of mobile-media firsts. Robinson secured distribution of motion picture media to clients in Asia, Europe and North America.
Robinson has been a featured speaker at MILIA-MIDEM (FRANCE), MIP-TV, NATPE, SXSW, MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT MARKET LONDON, INTERNET WORLD, iHOLLYWOOD MOBILE ENTERTAINMENT SUMMIT, STREAMING MEDIA WORLD, CTIA WIRELESS IT & INTERNET, MOBILE COMMERCE WORLD ASIA and other key media and technology industry events.