Eric Bendick is an Emmy-winning Storyteller, Director and Producer for Montana-based GRIZZLY CREEK FILMS. His work is motivated by an exploration of connectivity, conflict, intersection, 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 to the farthest point from any road in Yellowstone National Park. Credits include broadcast specials and series for National Geographic, Smithsonian, PBS, History Channel, Animal Planet, Microsoft, ABC, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Eric began his experiments in filmmaking at Brown University before defecting to the Northern Rockies to learn the dark arts of Natural History filmmaking. His accolades include a Webby Award, a Wildscreen Panda Award and a Best Conservation Film Award from the American Conservation Film Festival. Together with Danny Schmidt he is the co-director of The Last Green Thread (Mountainfilm 2019).