Ian MacKenzie is an award-winning filmmaker & media activist based in Vancouver. His work has appeared in The New York Times, National Geographic TV, CBC Documentary, The Globe and Mail, Adbusters, and film festivals around the world. He co-produced Velcrow Ripper’s feature film Occupy Love (2013), and more recently released the short film Reactor (2013).Sacred Economics (2012) is one of his most popular web films, in collaboration with author Charles Eisenstein. Ian’s previous short The Revolution Is Love (2011) was named one of the top 10 Occupy films to watch 2011. His newest featured documentary Amplify Her, exploring the rising feminine in electronic music, will be released in 2016.
John Wolfstone is a new paradigm filmmaker, rites of passage guide and cultural designer based in Northern California. Over the past 9 years, he has used filmmaking, the somatic arts, and community building as tools of conflict resolution and peacemaking in conflict zones from rural Guatemalan villages, to Middle Eastern refugee camps and inner cities in the U.S. In 2016, he co-founded the media collective, Re/Culture Media which is dedicated to telling the stories of the regenerative culture. John presents his work internationally, and continues the research through curating events at the intersection of myth, ritual, and village, and regular community practice in Northern California. John also mentors youth in Wilderness Rites of Passage.
Julia is a filmmaker, photographer, performance artist and community builder based in the San Francisco Bay Area. A roving documentarian, she empowers the rising feminine movement across the globe through visual storytelling. For the last decade, she has been co-producing films alongside Oscar nominated filmmakers spanning subjects from child soldiers to Wikileaks and is now making her first feature film called UNION about evolutionary love and alternative relationship paradigms. She is also multi-lingual, a Master NLP Practitioner, and a Sensual Surrealism image maker.