Harrison James

Harrison James studied acting and directing at Boston University where she received the Dean’s Grant for Filmmaking. She then attended the American Film Institute as both a Screenwriting and Directing Fellow. Her screenplay Still Life was a finalist for the Sundance Lab. She is currently directing Sam Shepard’s Cowboy Mouth, and writing and directing Venice Beach CC, a television series, and Shooting Star, a feature film about a Marine who comes home from Afghanistan. Harrison is a working screenwriter for producers such as Heather Graham and directors such as Julian Goldberger, Autumn DeWilde and Melodie McDaniel. Her spots for Spies Travel were directed by Nicolas Winding Refn, and won the bronze lion at Cannes. Harrison co-founded Girl Trip, a panel series and festival to advance young women in the arts. She is devoted to being an actor’s director, and studies with Nancy Banks. Harrison lives and works in Los Angeles, and is represented by Anonymous Content.