Acclaimed filmmaker Velcrow Ripper has directed more than 30 films and videos, exploring issues from oppression to the environment. His work has been honoured with over 20 awards and has screened at major festivals and on television around the world.
Bones of the Forest, an artistic look at the struggle to save the ancient forests of British Columbia, won over seven awards, including a Genie for Best Feature-length Documentary. Other credits include the documentaries In the Company of Fear and Open Season. He is working on a novel based on his ScaredSacred journey.