Filmmaker Fritz Mueller is in post-production on his first TV documentary, Journeys to Adäka, and he’s currently in production on his second documentary, Aurora Love. He’s spent two decades in Canada’s North working as a research scientist and professional photographer and videographer. With his partner, Teresa, he’s produced some substantial projects including field research programs, demanding northern shoots, and a critically-acclaimed book of photography. Fritz is a Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society and member of Screen Production Yukon Association, Yukon Film Society, DOC and European Documentary Network. Fritz maintains an impeccable kit and puts in the longest days: commercial services include video, stills and time lapse photography, aerial shooting and location scouting for a range of clients and projects. Learn more at Fritz Mueller Visuals.
Teresa Earle is a producer, editor, writer and consultant based in Northern Canada. She’s a seasoned creative professional with 20 years of experience producing projects as diverse as videos, books, websites and exhibits. She’s helped many northerners bring their stories to life. Through Sagafish Media, Teresa and Fritz develop and produce screen-based stories around the circumpolar north. Teresa is in production with two TV documentaries, each with digital media components, as well as branded content projects. Teresa is a board member of Screen Production Yukon Assn and is also a member of DOC, WIFTV, and Yukon Film Society. Fritz and Teresa live in Whitehorse with their two daughters in a house they built together.
Jordy Walker is a versatile composer, producer, sound artist, sound designer and multi-instrumentalist. His talents are featured in all of Sagafish Media’s screen media projects. Jordy’s roots are in jazz and classical guitar, his approach combines creative invention with a knowledge of tradition. His works have been featured in dance and theatrical productions, documentaries and short films for the likes of CBC, NFB, Discovery Channel and HIFI. Jordy has performed and/or recorded with Mary Margeret O’Hara, Christine Fellows, Veda Hille, Oliver Schroer, Tanya Tagaq, Michael Feuerstack, Richard Reed Parry, Little Scream and others. Learn more at Jordy Walker Music.
Jenn Strom is a director, editor and mixed-media animator in Vancouver, BC. She worked as an editor on Marie Clements’ The Road Forward, John Bolton’s Debris, Katherine Monk’s Rock the Box, among other films, and she co-edited Sagafish Media’s Journeys to Adäka. She is also a promo producer/editor for Knowledge Network and BBC Kids. Her mixed media shorts air regularly on Knowledge Network. Two are part of the program 12 Takes, which was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Arts Documentary Program. A visual artist and VFS New Media alumni, Jenn has been making films with a focus on arts and culture for 20 years. Learn more about Jenn Strom.
We feel fortunate to collaborate with talented, knowledgeable people. Film director and northern specialist Julia Szucs and Emmy award-winning cameraman Keith Partridge have been trusted mentors. Story consultants Fritz Mueller Sr. is a valued member of the team. University of Alberta professor David Hik is an advisor on northern science and circumpolar issues. We pull in resourceful experts like Japan specialist Yoshie Kumagae and NWT guide & fixer Rosanna Strong and trusted crew like Mike Rudyk.