Eric Bendick is an Emmy-winning director and producer for Grizzly Creek Films in Montana. He often explores connectivity, conflict and balance among the human and natural world. He’s led film expeditions to the Florida Everglades, the Grand Canyon, the Great Bear Rainforest, the Alaska Range and the farthest point from any road in Yellowstone National Park. His accolades include a Webby, a Wildscreen Panda Award and the Best Broadcast Feature Award from the International Wildlife Film Festival. Bendick and Danny Schmidt are co-directors of The Last Green Thread (Mountainfilm 2019) and Bendick also directed Chasing Ghosts (Mountainfilm 2020), a film that was shot in Florida’s wild wetlands as a team researched and photographed the ghost orchid, one of the world’s most iconic flowers.