Shane Anderson

Shane Anderson is a filmmaker and cinematographer working in creative nonfiction. His work has been supported by the Redford Center, the Rogovy Foundation, Patagonia and many foundations in the environmental sector. His work has been featured on BBC, PBS, Netflix and news outlets worldwide. An avid fisherman and conservationist with a background in fisheries biology and a passion for adventure, Anderson carved out his filmmaking niche focusing on salmon recovery, river protection and socio-environmental justice. Over the past decade, he has produced and directed seven award-winning feature-length documentaries and over 70 shorts viewed by millions worldwide through PBS broadcasts, streaming platforms, robust festival runs, high school and college classrooms and environmental conferences. Anderson has been honored with Trout Unlimited’s Communicator of the Year Award (2014) and the City of Olympia Heritage Award for films (2021). His documentary Guardians of the River (2021) received the EarthX Impact Award and his most recent short, Bring the Salmon Home (2022), was a Jackson Media Award finalist. He is the director of Undammed (Mountainfilm 2024).

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