James Costa

Board of Directors

James Costa

Director

James Costa is a philanthropist and humanitarian who primarily resides in Los Angeles, California. He is co-vice president of the board of directors for The International Documentary Association, chair of the president’s council for The Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine, and advisory member of The Sabre Foundation — an organization that donates books worldwide.

He produced and directed the documentary Lunch Hour about the National School Lunch Program and childhood obesity. This film raises awareness of the urgency of this insidious disease and inspires Americans to work together to create change for the sake of our children. He is a proud supporter of Sea Shepherd, hosting several events at his residence that have raised over a million dollars. He believes that without Sea Shepherd our oceans would face a devastating fate.