principal director/ producer
Shane Anderson is a documentary film director, producer, editor and camera operator based out of Olympia, Washington.
He began his career and love for film as professional skier traveling the world creating ski movies before serious injury took him to Los Angeles to work in the film industry as a professional voice actor, television host and worked in production on feature films, music videos and commercials. He was inspired by the documentary medium and how film could influence and inspire positive change for some of the worlds most complex issues. In 2012 he formed North Fork Studios and carved out his own niche in environmental films with a focus on the rivers, forests and wild salmon of the Pacific Northwest.
Shane is driven to tell stories rooted in environmental justice that present a positive vision for the future, connecting people with place. He chooses to work with aligned brands, organizations and individuals that share a similar ethos.
Shane has produced 7 award-winning films including Wild Reverence, A Rivers Last Chance and Chehalis: A Watershed Moment that have aired on PBS stations across the country, and have been used in numerous impact campaigns leading to positive conservation outcomes.
In addition Shane has spent the past 10 years creating content for environmental organizations including Pacific Rivers, American Rivers and Trout Unlimited.
When Shane is not in production he can be found exploring the wild landscapes and rivers of the west.
Maya Craig is a documentary filmmaker and freelance director of photography based in San Francisco. Since 2010, she has shot and produced documentary and brand content throughout the U.S. and Canada, Africa, Europe and the Middle East, for independent film, television and brand collaborations. Her first documentary Water Town, centered around a water privatization conflict in Northern California, screened at film festivals internationally and is broadcast on PBS. Since 2018, she has been a producer on Sundance/Pulitzer-supported feature documentary Laikipia about conservation and indigenous rights in Kenya, helmed by Oscar-winning executive producer Roger Ross Williams. In 2019, she received a National Geographic Explorers grant to shoot and direct a short onboard the icebreaker ship USCGC Healy, which is currently in development as a broadcast series about the opening of the Arctic. She holds an undergraduate in Environmental Science, and a master’s in Documentary Film from UC Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Jason Hartwick is a photographer and time-lapse specialist in Humboldt County, California. Jason spends half his year as a fishing guide in Northern California and Alaska. Jason started taking pictures to document the amazing places and never looked back. His work is environmentally-based, with a focus on landscapes and nature. Bringing these places to life through movement and emotion is the best way to capture someone's heart and attention.
Jesse Andrew Clark
Jesse is a DP and colorist whose work has emphasized human and environmental issues for the past ten years. His short form work has been featured on Discovery, Adult Swim, and Comedy Central, and his visual contributions can be seen in both nonfiction and narrative features. A graduate of UCSC’s production program, his emphasis on color closes the emotional loop needed to create the right emotion for the scene. Specializing in timelapse and aerial cinematography, Jesse’s aim is always to connect us with our planet, each other, and ourselves by inspiring awe and wonder through the camera.