EXECUTIVE PRODUCER - DIRECTOR

THOMAS WINSTON

Tom is the founder and CEO of Grizzly Creek Films, an independent production company that has created original series and documentary films for The National Geographic Channel, The Smithsonian Channel, History Channel and PBS.

PRODUCER - WRITER

SHASTA GRENIER WINSTON

Shasta writes and produces documentary film and nonfiction television. Her directing credits include the feature documentaries Class C (2008) and Not Yet Begun to Fight (2012).  Shasta’s M.A. in Literature grounds her work.

PRODUCER - WRITER

ERIC BENDICK

Eric is an Emmy-winning Writer, Director and Series Producer. He’s led filming expeditions in the Florida Everglades, the Grand Canyon, the Great Bear Rainforest, Alaska, and to the most remote spot in Yellowstone. His credits include numerous programs for National Geographic, Smithsonian, PBS, History Channel, Animal Planet, Microsoft, ABC, and the U.S. Department of Defense. Eric is a graduate of Brown University and Montana State University.

PRODUCER - EDITOR

AVELA GRENIER

Avela brings a background in design to her role as a producer and editor.  Her editing work spans short form campaigns, episodic series, and feature documentary film.  She has produced shows for NatGeoWild, History Channel, and Smithsonian Channel. 

PRODUCER - CINEMATOGRAPHER

JEFF REED

Jeff has worked on films for National Geographic, PBS, and Smithsonian among others. As a co-founder of the Ocean Media Institute, he also designs and builds interactive tech to teach about the natural world. 

BUSINESS MANAGER

SAVENNA HANLEY

SaVenna has been Grizzly Creek Films Business Manager since 2011 and Production Coordinator for NatGeo WILD, Xbox, and History Channel. As an award winning wife and proud mother of two, SaVenna’s multi-talented background and her love of people, food, culture and the fast-paced film production world continue to be put to good use in her roles at Grizzly Creek Films