Sasha Joseph Neulinger // Director
Sasha Joseph Neulinger is the co-founder and head of production at Step 1 Films where he produces content for commercial clients nationally. After finishing film school at Montana State University, he discovered the raw materials that would propel him to tell the story of his life. An autobiographical film years in the making, Rewind is set to have its world premiere at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, where Sasha will be making his directorial debut.
photo credit: Matthew MaCoy
Thomas Winston // Executive Producer
Tom is the founder and president of Grizzly Creek Films, a full-service production company that has created original series and specials for The National Geographic Channel, Smithsonian Channel, History Channel and PBS. His films have been winners and finalists at Wildscreen Festival, the Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival and the Banff Mountain Film Festival.
Cindy Meehl // Executive Producer
Cindy Meehl is the founder of Cedar Creek Productions. She directs and produces feature film documentaries. She recently directed her new film, THE DOG DOC which is premiering soon in 2019. She was the director and executive producer on BUCK. Meehl’s other films she executive produced are THE RIVER AND THE WALL, TRAPPED, UNBRANDED, FOR THE BIRDS, and DOGS ON THE INSIDE.
Avela Grenier // Editor and Producer
Avela brings a background in design to her role as a producer and editor. Her editing work spans short form campaigns, natural history filmmaking, and social documentary. She has produced original broadcast episodes for NatGeo Wild, History Channel, and Smithsonian Channel. Her most recent short films were finalists at the 2018 Jackson Hole Wildlife Film Festival, Telluride Mountainfilm, and the International Wildlife Film Festival.
Shasta Grenier // Producer
Shasta is an award winning director, writer, and editor with a background in non-fiction film and literature. Her work has aired on PBS, the History Channel, and NatGeo Wild and appeared in the New York Times. She has directed and edited three feature documentaries. CLASS C debuted at the Big Sky Documentary festival where it won the Big Sky Award. The critically acclaimed NOT YET BEGUN TO FIGHT appeared at festivals nationwide, winning the Audience Award at the Florida Film Festival and the San Diego Film Festival and the Moving Mountains Award at Telluride Mountainfilm.
Jeff Dougherty // Director of Photography
Jeff Dougherty (B.A. in Film Production, Montana State University) has worked extensively in commercial, promotion, and documentary films. Jeff has operated cameras for Sportsman Channel’s Meat Eater and TLC‘s Sister Wives. He has produced and directed for Zero Point Zero West, Bozeman outpost of the award-winning media company Zero Point Zero. He is currently a camera operator for Warm Springs Productions, and travels nationally as a broadcast television cinematographer.
T. Griffin // Composer
T. Griffin has composed scores for over 40 feature length films, and dozens of live and multimedia projects. Notable titles include the Academy-Award nominated LIFE, ANIMATED and multiple festival award winners QUEST, THE OVERNIGHTERS, and WELCOME TO LEITH as well as the Oscar Shortlisted ONE OF US. He composed the music for Showtime's 8-episode documentary series ACTIVE SHOOTER, and for two episodes of Netflix' DIRTY MONEY, produced by Alex Gibney. He has worked with Roger Ross-Williams, Dawn Porter and Rob Epstein and Jeffery Friedman on hour long specials for Discovery Channel and for Netflix. He was a fellow at the Sundance Composers' Lab in 2008, and has twice been nominated for Cinema Eye Honors for Original Music Score. He is based in Brooklyn, New York.