Narrator: Jeffrey Frez-Albrecht has been a recordist and audio engineer for more than 17 years, and has contributed to several dozen Emmy and Academy Award winning films. His previous work includes “Long Journey Home: The Irish In America” (Lennon Documentary Films/PBS/Buena Vista Films), “New York: A Documentary Film” (Steeplechase Films/PBS), “Stephen King’s ‘The Nightflier’” (HBO), “Into The Deep: America, Whaling, and the World” (Steeplechase Films/PBS), and “Becoming American: The Chinese and America” (Thomas Lennon Films/HBO).
After establishing himself as a world-class engineer, mixer, and audio editor, he recently entered the world of voice acting and narration with the documentary film “Madstreak”, and the audio book “Mr. Bluestick”.
His interests include world domination, sitting on a lilly pad, inflating his air sac to attract females, and listing his interests in series.
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Laurie Kain has won numerous Telly awards for her videography, editing and documentary work and has been nominated for several Emmy’s. She has worked on projects for the Networks of ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX, PBS and several satellite Networks. She holds a B.A in Mass Communications & Television Production from Sacramento State University. Currently she is an independent contractor, producing documentaries, multi-episode TV series, long format informational commercials, business training presentations and broadcast television commercials. Laurie and Mara also worked together on the award winning documentary; “Heart & Soil. “.
Original Music: Associate Producer- Larry Sarezky, in addition to being a lawyer, is an award winning filmmaker, director, screenwriter and published author of both fiction and non-fiction. He has written and composed music for TV, authored CD’s and collaborated with multi-Emmy and Grammy award – winning composers Brian Keane and Michael Terry on several films, including his most recent film, “Talk to Strangers.” A film about not dragging children into custody battles during divorce.
Michael Terry, a Berklee College of Music graduate and five time Emmy winning composer, singer, songwriter and producer works with the region’s most skilled professionals providing full service audio production. He’s produced his own films for TNT and PBS. He’s worked in collaboration with Larry Sarezky on many songs, including several scores included in Wild Horses in Winds of Change.”
Renée Athay- ( the female narrator) is an artist, activist, writer, and athlete. You may find her jewelry in the Sundance Catalog, her voice in a documentary film, her writing exploring social injustice, or her legs running on a mountain trail or cycling near her home in Boulder, Colorado (hopefully the rest of her body is attached, as well).
Renée has worked with womenʼs organizations in Ethiopia, Ghana, Bolivia, Peru, and Ecuador. Her personal interests have taken her to Mongolia, Tibet, Nepal, India, and Djibouti. She considers wild places and wild animals at the heart of what is essential to our well being. Renée was trained in voiceover at the Denver Center for the Performing Arts. She is dedicated to women finding their voices. She is currently working on a model to teach media skills to women in developing countries.
Narrator for Film Promo and Rough Cut : Pete Neds, is an country blues music artist who has recorded with Michael J. Martin, and opened for acts like, Lyle Lovett, Jerry Jeff Walker, Taj Mahal, B.B. King, Tanya Tucker, Asleep at the Wheel, and Waylon Jennings, to name just a few. Depending on the gig, he performs like Merle Haggard, Jimi Hendrix, Frank Sinatra or puts the “blues’ back in blue grass. This is first film narration but he’d like to do more.
Marshall Riggans – Contributing Writer. Marshall has written scripts for productions of National Geographic, Smithsonian, PBS, the History Channel, the Learning Channel, the Disney Channel and all four major networks. For more about this astonishing master writer and poet visit http://www.marshallriggan.com/