Jason Jaacks is a filmmaker and photographer focused on social and environmental issues. He’s ducked the border into Mexico with traditional leaders of the Tohono O’odham tribe, spent a year documenting a Native American spoken word team, and led a source-to-sea expedition down the Elwha River. His most recent film, Silent River, follows a young woman as she defies death threats to save one of the most polluted rivers in Mexico. The film has screened at festivals across the U.S. and internationally and has received numerous awards, including the 2015 Eric Moe Sustainability Award from the Environmental Film Festival in the Nation’s Capital. Jason has produced video for National Geographic, MSNBC, Discovery Digital, PBS, and Fusion, among others. He is the founder of SplitFrame Media and holds a Masters from the Graduate School of Journalism at University of California at Berkeley.