Adam Loften is a director, editor, cinematographer, and producer for short documentary films that highlight pressing social and environmental issues. His work has been featured on PBS, National Geographic, The Atlantic, and The New York Times.
Angello Faccini is a director and cinematographer. He was born in 1991 in Bogotá, Colombia, and studied filmmaking at ESCAC in Barcelona. Among his cinematography credits are Lina (2016), winner of a Young Directors Award at Cannes, and Lapü, which premiered at Sundance 2019. He is also co-director of the award-winning short film Dulce (2018).
Ann is a multiple award-winning filmmaker based in Toronto. Her previous films include Four Seasons Mosaic, The Roswell Incident and The Defector: Escape from North Korea. She is currently working on a feature documentary version of the short film My Enemy, My Brother.
Writer Azby Brown is an artist and designer living in Japan. He is the author of The Genius of Japanese Carpentry, Small Spaces, The Japanese Dream House, The Very Small Home, and Just Enough: Lessons in living green from traditional Japan.
Writer Bernie Krause has traveled the world recording and archiving the sounds of creatures and environments large and small. His contributions helped establish the foundation of a new bioacoustic discipline: soundscape ecology. Krause's most recent book, The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World’s Wild Places, was published in March 2012.
Photo Credit: Tim Chapman
Billy Silva is an Peruvian-American filmmaker based in New York City. His short documentaries have played at Hot Docs, Big Sky, Barcelona, MoMA Doc Fortnight, and other film festivals. He is
also director and producer of the 2012 feature documentary A Place in the World.