Jim Wynorksi is a director, producer, and writer. He was born in Long Island, New York on August 14th, 1950. He has directed a huge number of low-budget B-movies in his career.
Failing film school, he worked at Doubleday publishing during the 70s. Wanting to break into film, he quit his job and moved to Los Angeles. He was fired from his first job in television. On a flight, he sat beside someone who knew the famous B-movie producer Roger Corman. He started working for him and, in the subsequent decades, directed over 70 films.
At the height of his career, he could direct a movie in as little as two weeks.
Jim Wynorski Filmography
Forbidden World (1982) as writer
Sorceress (1982) as writer
Amazons (1986) as director
The Lost Empire (1984) as director
Chopping Mall (1986) as director & writer
Deathstalker II (1987) as director & writer
Not of This Earth (1988)
Sorority House Massacre II (1990) as director (credited as Arch Stanton)
Hard to Die (1990) as director & producer (credited as Arch Stanton)
Dead Space (1991)
Beastmaster 2: Through the Portal of Time (1991) as writer
Scream Queen Hot Tub Party (1991) as director, writer & producer (credited as Arch Stanton)
Dinosaur Island (1994) as director & producer
Sorceress (1995) as director
Sonic Impact (1999) as producer
Stealth Fighter (1999) as producer & director (credited as Jay Andrews)
Rangers (2000) as director & producer
Dinocroc vs. Supergator (2010) as director & writer
Piranhaconda (2012) as director
Sharkansas Women’s Prison Massacre (2015) as director & writer
Gil has a bachelor’s in communication, and attended film school in Los Angeles. He worked in film & media production for several years, traveling to over 45 countries, before cofounding a marketing company. Obsessed with feel-good 80s teen comedies, sword-and-sorcery films, and gritty sci fi noir, Gildner is a fan of the weird and campy. His favorite films include Blade Runner, Alien, Mad Max, and Drive.