Jimmy Kaufman’s experience of over 30 years in the film industry has encompassed a wide range of genres. From award winning science fiction Stargate, The Outer Limits, Poltergeist, Charlie Jade to award winning children’s movies Whiskers, Time At The Top, to police shows Sirens, Urban  Angel, to westerns Dead Man’s Gun to teen programs Vampire High, Caitlins way, Big Wolf on Campus to thrillers Nightwaves, Backstab and Nightmare Mann and even to love stories A Star For Two.

He has directed shows all over the world, Kaufman chooses as a self-producer writer/director  to work on dramatic human relationships that deal in, ignorance, fear, fanatiscism and transition.


Charlie Jade" (2005) TV series Mayday" (1 episode)

Helicopter Down ---- TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Nightwaves (2003) (TV) (as James Kaufman)

Vampire High (6 episodes, 2001-2002)  

The Outer Limits (5 episodes, 1998-2001)

The Vessel (2001) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Final Appeal (2000) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

The Haven (1999) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Donor (1999) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Rite of Passage (1998) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Caitlin's Way (2 episodes, 2000-2001)

Icicle (2001) TV episode

Truth or Dare (2000) TV episode

Big Wolf on Campus (8 episodes, 1999-2000)

Faltered States (2000) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Fear and Loathing in Pleasantville (2000) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Mind Over Merton (2000) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

101 Damnations (2000) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Commie Dawkins (2000) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Earth: Final Conflict (1 episode, 1999)

Heroes & Heartbreak (1999) TV episode

Poltergeist: The Legacy (2 episodes, 1998-1999)

Vendetta (1999) TV episode

Dream Lover (1998) TV episode

Time at the Top (1999) (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Nightmare Man (1999)

The New Addams Family (1998) TV series (unknown episodes)

The Hunger (1 episode, 1998)

Footsteps (1998) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Dead Man's Gun (1 episode, 1998)

Wages of Sin (1998) TV episode

Stargate SG-1 (1 episode, 1998)

Tin Man (1998) TV episode

Emily of New Moon (1998) TV series (unknown episodes)

Due South (1 episode, 1997)

I Could ’a Been a Defendant (1997) TV episode (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Night of the Demons III (1997) (as Jimmy Kaufman)

Whiskers (1997) (TV)

The Adventures of Sinbad (1996) TV series     Sirens (8 episodes, 1994-1995)

Color Blind (1995) TV episode

The Passenger (1995) TV episode

Aftermath (1995) TV episode

Gambling on Love (1995) TV episode

Victims (1994) TV episode

Due South (1994) TV series     Red Rain (1993)

Urban Angel" (4 episodes, 1992)

Deadly Force (1992) TV episode

Phoenix Rising: Part 2 (1992) TV episode

Family Business (1992) TV episode

Phoenix Rising: Part 1 (1992) TV episode

A Star for Two (1991)

The Thriller (1990) (TV)

Haute tension (1 episode, 1990)

La mort en dédicace (1990) TV episode

Back Stab (1990) (as James Kaufman)

Danger Bay (1 episode, 1989)

Chanda (1989) TV episode

My Secret Identity (1988) TV series

Moonlight Flight (1988) (TV)

Shades of Love: Sincerely, Violet (1987) (V)

Shades of Love: Lilac Dream (1987) (V)

Shades of Love: Make Mine Chartreuse (1987) (TV)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director:

Gothika (2003) (first assistant director) (as James Kaufman)

Dracula 2000 (2000) (second unit director)

Spies, Lies & Naked Thighs (1988) (TV) (first assistant director)

Switching Channels (1988) (first assistant director)

Race for the Bomb (1987) TV mini-series (first assistant director)

The Great Land of Small (1987) (assistant director)

Children of a Lesser God (1986) (first assistant director)

The Peanut Butter Solution (1985) (first assistant director)

The Surrogate (1984) (first assistant director)

The Hot Touch (1982) (first assistant director)

Paradise (1982) (assistant director)

The Kinky Coaches and the Pom Pom Pussycats (1981) (first assistant director)

Dirty Tricks (1981) (first assistant director)

Scanners (1981) (first assistant director)

The Black Stallion (1979) (second assistant director: Canada)

Fast Company (1979) (first assistant director) (as James Kaufman)


Race for the Bomb (1987) TV mini-series (associate producer)

The Peanut Butter Solution (1985) (line producer)

Night Magic (1985) (producer)

Tell Me That You Love Me (1983) (producer)