Roshan Patel

Roshan is a media producer for the Smithsonian National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute. He earned his MFA in Science and Natural History Filmmaking from Montana State University and has produced short films about everything from lions in western India to the impacts of the Deepwater Horizon oil spill on deep sea artifacts and ecosystems. … Read more

Katie Schuler

An advocate for the planet’s most at-risk species, Katie operates at the nexus between empathy and storytelling. More than a decade of filmmaking across six continents, Katie’s films explore how we live alongside nature, garnering accolades, accruing millions of views, and inspiring meaningful conservation victories. Her production company, Coral & Oak Studios, has partnered with … Read more

Brett Kuxhausen

Brett is an independent filmmaker and photographer who documents global wildlife, science, and conservation stories that inform and inspire. A recovering biologist from the heartland of southwest Iowa, Brett received his M.F.A. in Science and Natural History Filmmaking from Montana State University in 2016. In the three years since, he has been embedded as cinematographer, … Read more

Alex Goetz

Alex Goetz is a two-time Emmy nominated wildlife filmmaker and photographer, who has been recognized by National Geographic WILD as winner of the 2016 “Wild to Inspire” film competition, and is the co-founder of a production company called Running Wild Media, that specializes in wildlife and conservation filmmaking. An Ohio native whose work has been … Read more