After beginning his career as an assistant cameraman for noted Directors of Photography John Alonzo (Chinatown, Harold & Maude) and Julio Macat (Home Alone, Wedding Crashers), Harris Done soon began cutting his teeth as a Director of Photography. He shot more than a dozen low budget features and nearly one hundred music videos.
Done teamed up with director James Moll, a former USC Film School classmate, and served as Director of Photography on the 1999 Academy Award-winning Feature Documentary The Last Days for executive producer Steven Spielberg. They collaborated again on Price for Peace for NBC, as well as the Emmy-winning Inheritance for PBS. They followed up with the epic feature documentary Running the Sahara, for executive producer Matt Damon. Their most recent collaboration Foo Fighters: Back and Forth won a Grammy for Best Music Documentary in 2011. Other notable Director of Photography credits include the cult classic Trekkies.
Harris Done made his feature writing/directing debut with Sand Trap, followed by the special effects-driven action picture, Storm, starring Martin Sheen and Luke Perry. He followed up with Firetrap, a heist thriller for HBO starring Dean Cain, Lori Petty and Mel Harris. Done most recently co-wrote and directed Purgatory Flats, a neo-noir thriller starring Brian Austin Green, Nicholas Turturro and Gregg Henry.
Harris Done made his feature documentary directing debut with War Dogs of the Pacific, about the Marine war dog handlers in WWII. With Always Faithful Done has once again teamed with James Moll who this time is handling producing duties. Harris Done lives in Southern California with his wife and three kids.
James Moll's work as a documentary filmmaker has earned him an Oscar, two Emmys and a Grammy. A protégé of Steven Spielberg, James has directed, produced and edited such films as the sports adventure RUNNING THE SAHARA, executive produced by Matt Damon; and his Oscar winning THE LAST DAYS, executive produced by Spielberg. Most recently, James directed FOO FIGHTERS: BACK AND FORTH, for which he earned his Grammy. His television credits include programing for AMC, HISTORY, VH1, Hallmark and Showtime.
James continues to be one of the industry's busiest documentarians, as both a director and producer. His company Allentown Productions has been based at Universal Studios since 1994.
In addition to his work as a filmmaker, James established and headed the non-profit Shoah Foundation with Spielberg for the purpose of recording and preserving more than 50,000 'visual histories' of Holocaust survivors.
James currently serves as co-chair of the DGA Documentary Award and is an active member of the Executive Committee of the Documentary Branch of the Motion Picture Academy. James earned his degree from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.