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I am a husband, a father, and a lifelong Alaskan (though I was actually born in Brazil). I’ve been in Alaska since 1966, and I make my living creating films in Alaska about Alaskans. I’m also a sailor and a skier.
I’ve spent most of my life in south central Alaska, near Anchorage, and these days I also spend a lot of energy building and maintaining a property that I have in Kachemak Bay, down on the coast. We have a cabin that we built from trees that we milled on the property. Kachemak Bay is a beautiful fjord, with a lot of small bays that come into it, and there’s a marine wildlife habitat preserve area nearby.
I’m a filmmaker, a cinematographer, and an editor. Most projects that come to Alaska want to feature the landscape since Alaska is extremely diverse, from the Arctic slope to the southeastern rainforests. We’re talking about an area of 586,000 square miles, so two and a half times the size of Texas.