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, plus three digital companion 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. She produced and edited Journeys to Adäka and Aurora Love, and is working on a co-production with the National Film Board. 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.
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. Two of her mixed media shorts are part of the Knowledge 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. Producer Andrew Williamson, editor Jenn Strom, director Julia Szucs and cameraman Keith Partridge have been trusted mentors. Fritz Mueller Sr. is a valued story consultant, and University of Alberta professor David Hik advises 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.