About the Writings

All films are shot using analogue equipment, on various formats, including 35mm, 16mm, Super-16, Super-8 and 8mm - primary equipment used includes:

Aaton XTR Prod, Bolex RX-5, Arriflex 35-3, Eyemo 35, Canon 814-XL, Beaulieu 4008ZM, Bolex R1.

Jameson West is a writer and visual artist.  He works and travels throughout the United States and holds dual degrees as a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Science in Radio-Television-Film from the University of Texas at Austin.  He currently lives in Chicago, Illinois.


All photographs and films are analogue - primary equipment used includes:

Leica M3, M4 and M6; Rolleiflex 2.8F, Crown Graphic 4x5, Hasselblad 501cm, Polaroid 600 SE, Ricoh GR1, Nikon F100, etc.


who I AM

Copyright 2016

These writings on film have been featured in multiple publications.  I continue to follow the "Cahiers du Cinema" route of criticism as a a form of comment on the medium both in the articles and essay form.

Subjects include:  Avant-Garde cinema, French New Wave and Contemporary Cinema, Classic Hollywood, B-Movies, etc.

Writer, Photographer, Filmmaker