KEVIN WHITE • PRODUCER/DIRECTOR
Kevin is an Emmy Award winning producer, director, and writer who has worked in media since 1982. In 1984 he founded Full Frame Productions, and in 1988 he created the non-profit Filmmakers Collaborative SF with Michal Aviad. Kevin has produced and directed dozens of films including Not All Parents Are Straight, We Bring a Quilt, Speaking Up, A Land Between Rivers, Restoring Balance, Returning Home, Return Flight, From the Ground Up, Freedom’s Desert, A Simple Question, and Return Flight. His films have been screened at the Berlin Film Festival, San Francisco Film Festival, Hot Springs Film Festival, Wild & Scenic Film Festival, the International Wildlife Film Festival, and many others. His work has received multiple awards including Emmys, CINE Golden Eagles, ACE Awards, while also being broadcast on PBS, National Geographic, Discovery, Bravo, BBC, ZDF, and Arte. In 2010, Kevin and his colleague David Donnenfield received the Harold Gilliam Award for Environmental Reporting from the Bay Institute for their How On Earth video series. Kevin and Stephen Most have collaborated on multiple projects, including From the Ground Up and A Land Between Rivers, both airing extensively on PBS.
STEPHEN MOST • pRoducer/writer
Stephen is an author, playwright, and award-winning documentary filmmaker. His book Stories Make the World, Reflections on Storytelling and the Art of the Documentary, which Berghahn Books published in 2017, includes a chapter about the making of Wilder than Wild. He is the writer/producer of the documentary River of Renewal, which won the "best documentary feature" award at the American Indian Film Festival, and the author of River of Renewal, Myth and History in the Klamath Basin, published by the University of Washington Press in 2006. Documentary films Stephen has scripted include Oil On Ice, which is about the controversy over drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge; A Land Between Rivers, a history of central California; and Green Fire: Aldo Leopold and a Land Ethic for Our Time. Wonders of Nature, which he wrote for the Great Wonders of the World series, won an Emmy for best special non-fiction program. The Bridge So Far: A Suspense Story, won a best documentary Emmy. Promises, on which he worked as Consulting Writer and Researcher, won Emmys for best documentary and outstanding background analysis and research. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 2002. Berkeley in the Sixties, which Stephen co-wrote, also received an Academy Award nomination for best documentary. He is writer/producer of Nature's Orchestra, which is about Bernie Krause's soundscape ecology expedition in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. It was broadcast in the KRCB/PBS series Natural Heroes.