Meet the Filmmakers and enjoy fascinating stories from behind the camera with Seattle's award-winning, environmental journalists Michael Werner and Katie Campbell. They'll share their experiences, video clips and wild happenings that can occur when making a documentary film. You'll also meet three young, local filmmakersmaking short films for Friends of Skagit Beaches' Trail Tales project.
Michael Werner - independent filmmaker, whose work has been featured on PBS, KCTS 9 Quest, HBO Films, Associated Press, and at the Cannes Int'l Film Festival. An Emmy award winning filmmaker, Michael has a unique gift for finding and capturing revealing human moments.
Katie Campbell– multi-media journalist for EarthFix environmental news programing at Seattle's KCTS 9 public television. Her experience runs the gamut from teaching journalism to newspaper writer and editor, photojournalist, and documentary filmmaker.
This event benefits Friends of Skagit Beaches programs including lectures, films, and citizen science projects led by dedicated community of volunteers.
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