James Demo is an award-winning filmmaker who writes, directs and produces documentary and narrative films. Demo’s award-winning film, First Time Long Time, a short comedy starring John Savage and co-starring Emmy award-winning actress Amanda Plummer and Hollywood icon Karen Black, has played dozens of festivals worldwide. His feature length documentary film THE PEACEMAKER has one numerous jury awards and is a New York Times Critics’ Pick. Since the start of his company Central Square Films in 2006, Demo has worked with notable artists including Aerosmith front man Steven Tyler, Wynton Marsalis for Time Magazine, and Neil Gaiman for the launch of his game “Haunted Mansion.” Demo has been a Sundance Institute Fellow, a Film Independent Documentary Fellow and a Tribeca Film Institute/A&E IndieFilms StoryLab Fellow. The Peacemaker is supported by the Garrett Scott Documentary Development Grant, The LEF Foundation and Sundance Documentary Film Program.