Fred EL Harris is an award winning filmmaker and producer, originally trained in animation, he later extended his talents to include live action film and documentary making. In the mid 90’s he established a film studio where he produced high quality corporate, commercial, stereoscopic and high end music clips – Notably for use in cinemas before a the start of a major film.
He is co-producer on a project “Tales By Light” (3 Seasons), a National Geographic and Netflix TV series that follows renowned photographers as they travel the world to capture one-of-a-kind images.
Fred has Produced “By Compass and Quran”, a documentary about Afghan cameleers in Australia, due to be screened on the ABC “Compass” program on March 15, 2015.
Since 2001 Fred has produced the 26 episode documentary series “The Wildlife Man featuring David Ireland”, which has been nominated for several awards including the Australian TV-Week Logie Awards. The series was also screened regularly on Channel 9 and sold to Discovery HD in the US, Canada, and translated to many languages throughout Europe and Asia.
Fred has taught editing and filmmaking at countless community workshops, TAFE NSW, metro screen, and Arts centres. In 1995 he was awarded “Most Outstanding Citizen of the Year” by Bankstown City Council for his achievements and contributions.