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James Payton

Participates in 8 items

James is a film and television actor. He also works in film as a stand-in and cast reader for many well-known actors, such as Christophe Waltz, Robert Downey Jr., Jake Gyllenhaal, Dan Fogler, and Colin Farrell. His other, other job is as a film snow technician. He still just about lives in London, even though he should know better. People seem to like him but he’s not sure why either.

Sessions in which James Payton participates

Friday 9 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM CDT - 11:15 AM CDT | 1 hour
GameASL Interpretation Provided

You're going to want to have a lot of Harry Potter facts in your head this weekend, so why not get warmed up this morning? We'll be testing your memory and your competitive edge. Will you lead your house to victory?

3:15 PM
3:15 PM CDT - 4:15 PM CDT | 1 hour
Film StudiesASL Interpretation Provided

James Payton has seen the Wizarding World from an unusual perspective. From his appearance as Frank Longbottom in the Harry Potter franchise to his work as a stand-in for multiple roles in the Fantastic Beasts films, he's been part of the world we love without most fans ever learning his name. We'll talk to James about his career in the film industry and his favorite experiences from his time on set.

4:30 PM
4:30 PM CDT - 5:00 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Photograph Session – Additional Ticket Required
5:15 PM
5:15 PM CDT - 5:45 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Autograph Session – Additional Ticket Required

Saturday 10 August, 2019

Time Zone: (GMT-06:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
10:15 AM
10:15 AM CDT - 11:15 AM CDT | 1 hour
FandomASL Interpretation ProvidedGame

We're back for another edition of LeakyCon Feud. Guess what our 100-fan survey said and lead your team to victory!

1:00 PM
1:00 PM CDT - 1:30 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Photograph Session – Additional Ticket Required
2:00 PM
2:00 PM CDT - 3:00 PM CDT | 1 hour
Film Studies

There are hundreds of people working on the Wizarding World films whose stories have largely gone untold. We'll talk to Paul Harris, who choreographed the wand combat in Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix and James Payton, a stand-in for many roles on the Fantastic Beasts set, and find out about the work that happens before the director yells "action!"

3:15 PM
3:15 PM CDT - 3:45 PM CDT | 30 minutes
Autograph Session – Additional Ticket Required