The Crew

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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. 

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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.

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Saul Rouda – Additional Audio

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

Andy Wiskes  – Additional Audio