Filmmaker Fritz Mueller (MSc.) has spent three decades in Canada’s North with a career that spans science, government, visual art and business. Fritz is in production on his third documentary, a National Film Board co-production titled Voices Across the Water. He directed and shot Journeys to Adäka, a film that resulted from a decade of collaboration with the Yukon First Nation cultural community. He recently completed Aurora Love, a film about the undeniable attraction of the northern lights. 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 an award-winning photographer and Fellow of the Royal Canadian Geographical Society. Learn more about his work and his equipment at Fritz Mueller Visuals.
Producer, editor and writer Teresa Earle is working on her third film, a co-production with the National Film Board. She produced and edited Journeys to Adäka and Aurora Love, and she’s working on three digital media projects, with two more films in development. She’s a seasoned creative professional with 20 years of experience producing projects as diverse as films, books, websites and exhibits. Prior to starting a production company, Teresa worked as a writer and communications consultant. She’s authored hundreds of articles and was a science columnist. Teresa is co-president of Screen Production Yukon Assn. 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.
We rely on professionals in our northern creative community for a wide range of services and support. Graphic designer Mary Binsted is the creative force behind Sagafish Media’s print and digital presence. Programmer and interactive specialist Geof Harries creates our websites. We pull in resourceful experts like Japan specialist Yoshie Kumagae and NWT guide & fixer Rosanna Strong, and we rely on a community of trusted Yukon crew including Jassin Godard, Mike Code, Mike Rudyk and Marty O’Brien. And Robyn and Stella Mueller are becoming our most reliable PAs in the field.
Beyond our backyard, we are fortunate to collaborate with so many talented, knowledgeable people. We get to co-create with gifted editors Graham Withers and Jenn Strom. Producers Andrew Williamson and Julia Szucs and cameraman Keith Partridge have been valued mentors. Writer Dorothy Woodend brings her talents to our press kits. Fritz Mueller Sr. is a valued story consultant, and we learn so much from our collaborations with our Norwegian co-producer Karl Emil Rikardson.