Official website For experienced writer, film producer and movie producer/director as well as a competitive bodybuilder James Hergott.
-Interviewed Professor Dr. Jordan B. Peterson in one of the highest praised interviews on YouTube: "Great conversation James! you have raised so many important questions. I enjoyed listening to you as much as to Dr. Peterson. It is incredibly inspiring to see there are some amazing thinkers out there not only at universities. I believe you are doing a very important job by spreading the word of Dr. Peterson. Thank you! (and I do agree with everything you said:)" and "This is by far the best interview or discussion I've seen. This is the way you interview a smart clinical psychologist. He's a listener and a conversationalist. James has obviously integrated the Doctor's material. His questions and comments show it.".
-Producer, director and host of the multi-season, multi-episode, fitness reality show entitled "Radical Body Transformation" (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018) which currently premiers on NPCNewsonline the number one competitive bodybuilding website. As part of a new partnership the show will be featured on additional planforms such as Amazon Prime, Google Play, iTunes and StacksTV.xyz
-Associate produced the 7 part bodybuilding and fitness series, SWOLE, for VICE media (2016, 2017)
-Made a deal on CBC's Dragon's Den with Canadian business tycoon, Jim Treliving (2014)
-Business director and creative consultant for "Generation Iron" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and narrated by Mickey Rourke (2013)
-Wrote and executive produced the UFC Champion, Georges St-Pierre, documentary entitled “The Striking Truth” (2010)
-Filmed a documentary about the first ever MMA Fights in Iraq entitled "A Fight For The Troops" (2010)
-Wrote, directed and produced ten episodes of the MMA reality show, "MMA Worldwide", which was distributed nationally on Mark Cuban’s HDNET (now AXS TV) (2009)
-President of the Beverly Hills publicly traded entertainment company, Imperia Entertainment, which produced multiple multi-million dollar TV and Film Ventures including $5 million dollar+ budgeted "Say It In Russian" staring Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway (2005 – 2007)
-First movie, “All That I Need”, premiered at the Cannes Film Festival and was released in multiplexes theatrically across the US (2005)
-National level bodybuilder
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Toronto, Canada - July 12, 2018, Stacks Hollywood has announced today that it has signed as a distribution partner for the multi episode fitness show "Radical Body Transformation" (RBT) including the 26 episodes released thus far on NPC News as well as new episodes still in post production. The partnership will include distribution on platforms such as Amazon Prime, Google Play, iTunes and StacksTV.xyz
Producer James Hergott comments; "We are thrilled to be able to give the show greater exposure on more platforms and look forward to bringing these inspirational stories to new audiences."
ABOUT "RADICAL BODY TRANSFORMATION"
From 2015 to 2018 'Radical Body Transformation" has showcased people from all walks of life from hardcore bodybuilders and fitness models to Individuals struggling with obesity, addiction and mental illness It takes an individual and follows them over several months and years and hooks them up with a top trainer to help them attain their goals. Several who have been on the show have ended up competing on a bodybuilding stage and a few have lost as much as 150 pounds! That said, the show focuses more on the mental and emotional journey than the physical and over the 26 episodes has showcased heartwarming stories of personal growth. The show is produced, directed and hosted by James Hergott, who himself has competed as a bodybuilder on a national stage. RBT typically premiers on the website http://npcnewsonline.com which is the top amateur bodybuilding site in the world.
ABOUT JAMES HERGOTT
James Hergott's (jameshergott.com) first feature film, "All That I Need", debuted at the Cannes International Film Festival in 2005 and secured a limited theatrical release with Regal Entertainment Group. It gained critical acclaim. Larry Ratliff of the San Antonio Express News called it a "compelling, emotional roller-coaster ride of riches and ruin" and praised Hergott as "showcasing gumption and creative sleight of hand sure to take him further as a director and writer" and a "filmmaker to watch."
From 2005 to 2007, Hergott served as president of publicly traded Beverly Hills entertainment production and distribution company, Imperia Entertainment, which under his supervision produced a number of multi-million dollar film and TV entities including the $5 million+ budgeted "Say It In Russian" staring Academy Award winner Faye Dunaway. In 2009, Hergott wrote, directed and produced ten episodes of the MMA reality show "MMA Worldwide," which was distributed nationally on Mark Cuban's HDNET (now AXS TV). Later that year he traveled to Iraq and filmed a documentary about the first ever MMA Fight in Iraq titled "A Fight For The Troops", for which he received a Greywolf Medal by the US Army. In 2010 he wrote and executive produced the UFC Champion, Georges St-Pierre, documentary, "The Striking Truth," which was distributed worldwide. In 2013 he signed a co-production deal with The Vladar Company (Generation Iron) for an MMA related crime drama written and to be co-directed by himself and produced by Vlad Yudin and Edwin Mejia. That same year he became Business Director and Creative Consultant for "Generation Iron" starring Arnold Schwarzenegger and narrated by Mickey Rourke. "Generation Iron" has become the #1 Sports/Fitness Film in the world. In 2014 he was on CBC's Dragon's Den where he did a deal with Canadian business tycoon Jim Treliving. In 2015 he produced and directed a multi episode fitness reality show, "Radical Body Transformation", which is now in its second season and released via the NPC which is the number one amateur bodybuilding association. In 2016/17 he Associate Produced the 7 part bodybuilding & fitness series SWOLE for VICE media, the multi-billion dollar media conglomerate with partners worldwide. He's appeared on everything from Fox News to Costco Magazine.
As a hobby Mr. Hergott is a national level bodybuilder and has placed at a number of events. He competes for IFBB feeder organization the Ontario Physique Association (OPA). He placed second in his class at the Winston Invitational, just over a month after an ulcer burst (resulting in a near death experience which required emergency surgery). Mr. Hergott competed at the Cobourg Naturals April 20th, 2013. In 2015 he competed in the IFBB World Qualifiers.
In 2017 he interviewed Professor Dr. Jordan B. Peterson in one of the highest praised interviews on YouTube: "This is by far the best interview or discussion I've seen. This is the way you interview a smart clinical psychologist. He's a listener and a conversationalist. James has obviously integrated the Doctor's material. His questions and comments show it.".
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