James Rasin is a writer and filmmaker. His first film, the award-winning short “The Burning Ghat”, was an official selection of the Venice Biennale, and was part of the Whitney Museum’s “Beat Culture and the New America”.


His most recent feature film is the award-winning documentary “Beautiful Darling: The Life and Times of Candy Darling, Andy Warhol Superstar”.


After its World Premiere at the Berlin Film Festival, and its U.S. Premiere at MoMA’s New Directors/New Films, “Darling” screened at major festivals around the world, as well as at such renowned museums and institutions as: The National Gallery of Art (Washington, D.C.), the British Film Institute, The Walker Art Center, the Film Society of Lincoln Center, the Museum of Modern Art, The Smithsonian Institution’s Hirshhorn Museum, and the Andy Warhol Museum. It was then released in select theaters nationwide, and is now available on DVD.


Aside from producing and directing DRIVE, Rasin is currently partnering on a feature screenplay with Emmy Award-winning producer Zac Stuart-Pontier (“The Jinx”, “Catfish”, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”).