Grantee

Shane Anderson

Director

Shane Anderson is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and conservationist with a focus on socio-environmental issues in the American West.

Native to the Pacific Northwest he has a background in fisheries biology and is the owner of Swiftwater Films. His films have been broadcast nationally on PBS, utilized in education curriculums, and have driven impact campaigns that have led to positive conservation outcomes for rivers, forests, and wild fish.

Shane just wrapped his 6th a feature film titled: “THE LOST SALMON”, is in post production on a feature collaboration with the Nez Perce Tribe titled “COVENANT OF THE SALMON PEOPLE” and is in production on a multi-year documentary titled “ UNDAMMING THE KLAMATH” about the 20 year indigenous led effort to remove 4 hydro-electric dams, setting in motion the largest river restoration effort the world has seen.