Jim Granato – S01E10

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Filmmaker Jim Granato

IndieHouse SF Podcast

Welcome to Episode 10 of the IndieHouse SF Podcast. Join us each episode as we get to know the SF film community, one filmmaker at a time.

First Thing

D TOUR with LIVE Performance by ROGUE WAVE!
Watch Jim’s documentary D-TOUR at the Alamo Drafthouse, San Francisco
Monday, June 5, 7 PM – 10 PM PDT

The film tells the story of Pat Spurgeon, a drummer with Rogue Wave, an indie rock band that’s toured the world and released several critically acclaimed albums. He’s passionate about his career as a professional musician, and he’s determined to not let anything stand in the way. D-TOUR follows Pat’s search for a living organ donor as his only kidney begins to fail and the band starts achieving greater fame touring.


Get tickets now!



  • His feature D Tour won a Golden Gate Award at SFIFF in 2009.
  • Jim worked at Monaco Film Labs in SF back in the day.


Jim Granato is an award-winning filmmaker who has directed and produced several short films and music videos. As a freelance Director, Producer, Videographer and Editor, he has worked on projects for ITVS, The History Channel, The Travel Channel, Court TV, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, Oakland Museum of California, The Exploratorium and dozens of independent filmmakers and organizations worldwide.


5 Things right now:

  • movies
  • records
  • hiking
  • camping
  • family

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