James KingB.F.A Filmmaking and Video Production

King attained his Bachelors of Fine Arts in Filmmaking & Video Production from The Art Institute of Houston, where he graduated with honors and won the award for “Most Outstanding Filmmaker." As a result he was chosen to work on set for The Art Institute’s national commercial campaign and other professional productions including the set of Bill Hughes’s Sci-fi film, Matt Mercury. King's next chapter in film would go on to take him across America as a videographer and photographer in the professional Motorsports industry covering the 2012-13 NASCAR Nationwide Series, 2014-2018 Pirelli World Challenge, 2014-18 IndyUSA, and 2017 F1 Racing. 


With over 20 years in the making building relationships and connections in the music and film industry, King's sense of adventure has given him a repertoire of skills and creative works including; 56 short films, numerous corporate videos and events, sports journalism, music videos, reality show pilots and many more. With that same passion and love for filmmaking, King founded the Advantage Film Workshops and has taken his decade of experience and industry secrets to provide a film program that help change the lives of students by providing them with life skill sets needed to have the advantage in becoming working artists and professionals in today's vast industries.


King’s recent works include his role as location manager for director Dave Meyers on the set of Travis Scott and Drake SICKO MODE music video and Facebook. He currently teaches Photography & Film at the Urban Enrichment Institute, formerly known as, Fifth Ward Enrichment Program, for at risk youth. When King is not filming or writing scripts or watching them, lol, he enjoys his three beautiful kids and wife, making music and hanging out by the ocean.


Cayn is a veteran of the United States AirForce where he earned his Emergency Medical Technician-Intermediate Certification and served as a Combat Medic.

Behind the Camera

© 2019 By Cayn King | Advantage Film Workshops

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