Montana Johnson is a student at Northern Arizona University studying Environmental Sciences with a minor in Spanish. She first got involved with Rios Libres in late 2011 and continues to work as Rios Libres logistics coordinator. Her love for Chilean Patagonia developed in early 2012 when she studied abroad in Santiago, Chile and helped film ‘Streams of Consequence’. The love and passion the Chilean people express for their wild places continues to burn brightly in Montana’s mind and inspire her environmental work.
Rob Jackson is a documentary filmmaker who made his first film by bike and raft in the Aysén Region of Chilean Patagonia after teaching English there for a year. That experience and his subsequent grasp of Gaucho Spanish made him a natural fit to co-produce and edit Streams of Consequence. Rob is proud and thankful to be a part of the enduring Patagonia Sin Represas movement, a campaign that grows stronger by the day.
Jeremy Collins is an artist that defies genre; from the cover of National Geographic, to award winning soul adventure films to cutting edge first assent climbs around the globe. His concern is the human condition, and he uses his platform as an adventurer and story teller to empower others to their greatest potential. He has shown a commitment to Rios Libres with his powerful and thought provoking imagery. He contributed all of the graphics for the film and in addition, all of the artwork for the project and continues to collaborate with Rios Libres providing powerful timely media.
Chris Kassar is a wildlife biologist and conservationist who has worked for many years as an environmental activist. She will serve as the projects’ Environmental and Media Coordinator, and will network with the existing coalition of environmental groups working on the issue.
James Q Martin
James Q Martin (aka “Q”) is an acclaimed adventure photographer whose work has appeared in publications worldwide. He will use his expertise to make photos that illustrate the beauty of the area, the value it holds and the threats that it is now facing.
Timmy O’Neill is a well-known sponsored athlete and comedian who has served as a spokesman for many timely issues. He has starred in award winning outdoor adventure films as well as television features such The Discovery Channel’s Forbidden Zone. Timmy’s creativity and experience make him uniquely suited to act as narrator and give voice to the river.
Craig Childs has published more than a dozen critically acclaimed books on nature, science, and adventure, including The Secret Knowledge of Water. He is a commentator for NPR’s Morning Edition and his work has appeared in The New York Times, Outside, and Orion. His words will be used to create a piece on the global impact of dams and will add depth and perspective the documentary.