James Hergott's first feature film "All That I Need" debuted at the Cannes International Film Festival Market in 2005 and secured a limited theatrical release with Regal Entertainment Group, the largest motion picture exhibitor in the world. In 2009 Hergott wrote, directed and produced ten episodes of the MMA reality show "MMA Worldwide" 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."
In 2010 he wrote and executive produced the UFC Champion Georges St-Pierre documentary "The Striking Truth" which has been distributed worldwide including in Wal-Mart. 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.
As a hobby Mr. Hergott competes in natural bodybuilding and has placed at a number of events. Currently he is completing 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.