Festival Year: 2022, 2023

Shane Anderson

Roles: Director

Shane Anderson is a documentary filmmaker and conservationist with a focus on socio-environmental issues in the American West.

Native to the Pacific Northwest and with a background in fisheries biology he has carved out his own niche documenting pacific salmon and is the owner of Swiftwater Films. He has produced 6 award winning feature length documentaries and over 70 shorts viewed by millions world wide. His films have been broadcast nationally on PBS, utilized in education ciriculum’s and have driven impact campaigns which have led to positive conservation outcomes for rivers, forests and wild fish.

Shane is currently in production on “ UNDAMMING KLAMATH” about a multi-generational indigenous-led effort to remove 4 hydroelectric dams setting forth the largest river restoration the world has seen.


Festival Year: 2022, 2023


Guardians of the River

(US, 2020, 14min)