Finding Solitude is an environmental film about saving Vancouver Island’s alpine, glaciers, and forests. Through interviews with scientific, environmental and Indigenous cultural leaders the film explores the importance of alpine, glacier, and forest eco-systems. It also explores the current state of the region, and the critically important steps necessary to obtain a sustainable future. [Youth/Student Film]
TRISTAN HINDER-HOHLWEG – Tristan is a producer and filmmaker at Old Growth Media from Ucluelet, BC. His work revolves around conservation, sustainability, and documenting the raw beauty of remote locations and landscapes. His hopes are to share to his own generation and future generations the beauty of remote locations and also the immense destruction occurring around those locations, putting in perspective what needs to be protected on a global scale.
Tristan is currently in his final years at High School. He is currently working towards attending Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, BC for a BFA in Film
JAIDEN GEORGE – Jaiden is an outdoor photographer from Tofino, BC. A future Hereditary Chief, he hopes to continue the tradition of storytelling in a contemporary form with the accumulative narrative goal of conservation – respectfully representing spaces off the beaten path, often at risk, that would otherwise go unrepresented.
Jaiden is in his second year at Emily Carr University of Art and Design in Vancouver, BC, working towards achieving his BFA in Photography.