Steve Liss spent 25 years as an award-winning staff photographer for Time magazine. His work appeared on 43 covers of Time and earned the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Award and the World Understanding Award from Pictures of the Year International. A licensed pilot who has flown himself to assignments around the country, Liss is an associate professor of media at Endicott College in Beverly, Mass. He is the film's director of photography and producer.
Andy Laub, founder of As It Happens Creative, has walked more than 5,000 miles to capture stories about man, nature and the complex space in which they meet. Laub's work as a writer, cinematographer, editor, visual effects artist, soundtrack composer, and expedition coordinator has been featured on networks including Discovery Channel, National Geographic, BBC World, Discovery Life, and Ora.TV. Laub is the film's editor, writer, soundtrack artist, and producer.
David Abel is a Pulitzer Prize-winning reporter at the Boston Globe who has covered war, terrorism, and the environment. His work has also won an Edward R. Murrow Award, the Ernie Pyle Award for human interest storytelling from the Scripps Howard Foundation, and the Sigma Delta Chi Award for feature reporting. He began making films as a Nieman fellow at Harvard University. He produced two films about the Boston Marathon bombings that were broadcast to national and international audiences. Abel is the film's story director, writer, reporter, and producer.