The Crew

Tim Metzger

Tim Metzger – Producer, Cinematographer, Editor

Tim Metzger has been a cinematographer and editor for over 35 years.  He spent the last 12 years shooting HD programs for PBS-TV, History Channel, Channel 4 – England, National Geographic, and CBC. Tim photographed and edited many documentaries including over 75 films for German ZDF-TV, WGBH Boston, and PBS television.  Tim shot worldwide stories for the networks and cable channels, including CBS 60 Minutes, ABC, NBC, PBS-POV, Frontline, National Geographic, Discovery, A&E, Fox, History Channel, Aljazeera, Animal Planet, and Global Spirit. He loves shooting and editing and lives with his wife in Glen Ellen, CA.

claudia katayanagi

Claudia Katayanagi – Location Sound Mixer

Claudia Katayanagi has had a long career in sound mixing and recording that has taken her on location with HBO documentaries, including the acclaimed Food, Inc.Crude and Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory, PBS’ Frontline, and the BBC’s arts-focused Imagine series. She has also made dozens of programs for San Francisco’s public media station KQED, and worked on the second and first units of feature films.

Scott Stender

Scott Stender – Additional Photography

Scott Stender is a director of photography with extensive documentary and television experience. He shoots for all the major networks and Bay Area high-tech companies, including National Geographic, PBS National, KQED, BBC, Discovery, Hewlett-Packard, Intel, Apple and much more. He is known for his work synthesizing Nature, Wildlife, Science, Technology and the Arts, and is fluent in all camera languages.

Michael Anderson

Michael Anderson – Additional Photography

Michael Anderson has been shooting and directing film and video in the Bay Area and around the world since 1967; mostly documentaries, but also features, television, music specials, commercials, educational, and industrial. Participated in 4 Oscar winners, another Oscar nominee, and 3 National Emmys. He lives in San Anselmo, CA with his wife; they have two grown daughters and three grandchildren.

Michel Fraser
Michel Fraser – Additional Photography

Michel Fraser is an independent filmmaker specializing in the fields of art and education. Michel’s first documentary Xavier Viramontes: A Life in Print broadcast nationally on PBS and public television. Additional documentary work includes: Kenny Lattimore at Yoshi’s, A Flight Plan for the California Condor, Tigers on a Plane, Action for Wildlife, Mrs. Judo: Be Strong, Be Gentle, Be Beautiful, Last Call: the Specs Film, The Wild Party, In Xanadu, and 7 Visions. Michel’s professional work experience in film includes live-action; documentaries, commercials, feature films, music video’s, informercials, and in animation and visuals effects for: broadcast commercial production, feature films, to 70mm (IMAX), and special venue ride films. 

Gary Weimberg

Gary Weimberg – Additional Photography

Gary Weimberg is a five-time Emmy nominee and two-time Emmy winning documentary film maker.  He has loved the Golden Gate Bridge for decades and is proud to be part of this project.

Saul Rouda

Saul Rouda – Additional Audio

A forever freelance sound mixer, collaborative filmmaker, and enthusiast. 

Andy Wiskes  – Additional Audio