BIO: James Redford was born in New York City, the son of historian Lola Van Wagenen and actor/director Robert Redford. He grew up in New York, but spent summers in the Provo Canyon area of Utah, where his family also had a home. Redford received an undergraduate degree in creative writing and filmmaking from University of Colorado Boulder in 1985, and later received a master’s degree in English literature from Northwestern University. In 2005, he and his father Robert Redford cofounded the San Francisco based nonprofit called The Redford Center that produces films and helps filmmakers by providing them grant money. He was a screenwriter and director of movies & documentaries. Redford died from cancer of the bile ducts on October 16, 2020, at his home in Fairfax, California. He was 58 years old.
Pemo interviewed James Redford, CoFounder Redford Center @Investors Circle Forum 2013. James talks about his movie Watershed He made some brilliant documentaries on environmental issues. During the interview Pemo asked him for advice about storytelling for entrepreneurs.