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film producer

William James Gage, American film producer. Certified screenwriter, video producer. Public relations chairman Young Reublicans Temple Hills, Maryland 1963-1964. With United States Navy 1952-1956. Member International Quorum Film & Video Producers, Interdepartmental Committee on AV Materials for Distribution Abroad, Washington Film Council.

Background

Gage, William James was born on August 30, 1932 in Westfield, Wisconsin, United States. Son of Donald John and Catherine (Frye) Gage.

Career

Cinematographer, United States Navy, Japan, 1952-1956; cameraman/director, Creative Arts Studios, Inc., Washington, s1956-1959; president, Filmedia Studios, Inc., Washington, 1959-1971; production manager, WLVA-television, Lynchburg, Virginia, 1971-1973; executive producer, Communications Corps, Inc., Washington, 1973-1978; freelance writer/director,, Washington, 1978-1979; manager AV programs, United States Bureau Mines, Washington, since 1979. AV consultant, National Catholic News Svc. Washington 1969-1971.

Guest speaker International Quorum, San Francisco, 1983. Visiting judge, MacDougall Creative Writing Contest, Gallaudet College Washington 1985.

Achievements

  • Certified screenwriter, video producer.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Writer/director numerous films most recently: Bangladesh: A Beginning or An End 1976 (Cine Golden Eagle Council on International Nontheatrical Events, TSE TSE 1977 (Cine Golden Eagle Award, The Only Thing I Can't Do Is Hear 1978 (Cine Golden Eagle Award, Red Ribbon American Film Festival, Gold Camera Award (lst place) United States Industrial Film Festival,, Special Achievement Award Council for the Advancement & Support of Education, Award of Merit XIV International Festival of Educational Films Teheran, Iran), Copper, 1983 (Grand prize, Bronze medal, 1st place award).

Membership

Public relations chairman Young Reublicans Temple Hills, Maryland. 1963-1964. With United States Navy 1952-1956. Member International Quorum Film & Video Producers, Interdepartmental Committee on AV Materials for Distribution Abroad, Washington Film Council.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, reading, writing, home video production, learning French, fishing.

Connections

Married Nancy Lee Chaillet, Jan 1, 1955 (divorced 1975). Children: William Jay, Carlton Lee, Kevin Emory, Amanda Chaillett Catherine. Married Margaret Winslow Burks, May 7, 1977.

Stepchildren: James M. Gillispie, Jacquelyn V. Gillispie.

father:
Donald John Gage

mother:
Catherine (Frye) Gage

spouse:
Margaret Winslow Burks

spouse:
Nancy Lee Chaillet

child:
Amanda Chaillett Catherine Gage

child:
James M. Gillispie Gage

child:
Kevin Emory Gage

child:
William Jay Gage

child:
Jacquelyn V. Gillispie Gage

child:
Carlton Lee Gage