At age 19, Taylor Zann founded Rainier Films, a Seattle-based outdoor adventure production company. Combining his passion of the outdoors with his love for filmmaking, he directed the short film Seele Aus Stein (“Soul of Stone,” Mountainfilm 2015). Zann says he’s not afraid to blur the lines of professional and casual as he searches for glimpses of humanity through the art of storytelling. Zann is the director of In The Arena (Mountainfilm 2016). Zann graduated from the film school at Loyola Marymount University in Los Angeles, in May, 2015.