Michael O. Snyder

Producer, Director, Editor, Photographer

Mike is a documentary photographer and filmmaker whose work focuses on environmental sustainability and social justice.  As founder of Interdependent Pictures he has overseen projects in Uganda, Ecuador, India and British Columbia. His work has been featured in over 30 film festivals taking home numerous awards.  His writing and photographic work has been included in outlets such as The Guardian and Roads & Kingdoms.  He holds and MSc in Environmental Sustainability from Edinburgh University and teaches as an adjunct professor.

Victoria Herrmann

Researcher, Writer, Associate Producer, Audio Technician

Victoria Herrmann is the lead Explorer for America's Eroding Edges, a National Geographic funded research and storytelling project on the impacts of climate change on coastal communities, livelihoods, and cultures. She is the President & Managing Director of The Arctic Institute, where she leads the Institute's research on climate change and community adaptation in Arctic communities, and a Gates Scholar at Cambridge University's Scott Polar Research Institute. 

Barbara Oliviera

Cinematographer, Assistant

Dir. of Photography

Barbara started her career in Lisbon, Portugal, where she was involved in the fashion industry; working for clothing brands, magazines and events. She was the Casting Director at QuickCasting, and has worked as a production assistant on short films and TV ads. In 2013, Barbara moved to the United States and started her company Barbara O Photography, with focus on fine art, wedding and lifestyle photography. She has also worked as a director for commercial short films, and as assistant for music videos and live concerts. 

Johnny Miller

Drone Cinematography, Assistant Dir. of Photography, 

Johnny Miller is a photographer, journalist, and drone pilot specializing in urban, cultural, and social justice projects. He is based in Cape Town, South Africa, and has extensive networks and knowledge of contemporary African and world issues. He has received worldwide acclaim for his project “Unequal Scenes”, an aerial exploration of inequality, including numerous awards, publications, and fellowships. He is also the founder of AfricanDrone, a pan-African community of African drone pilots.