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The Filmmaking Team:
Jared Flesher (Director and Editor) — Jared Flesher is an award-winning reporter, photojournalist, and documentary filmmaker. His articles have been published by The New York Times Online, The Wall Street Journal Online, The Christian Science Monitor, Grist, The Huffington Post, the Columbia Journalism Review, New Jersey Monthly, Inside Jersey, Edible Jersey, and many other publications.
Jared's first feature documentary, The Farmer and the Horse, was released in August 2010. It has aired more than 40 times on PBS in New Jersey and is distributed nationally by Chelsea Green Publishing and Passion River Productions. His latest film, Sourlands, was released in June 2012 and has screened at film festivals, universities libraries, and other great places throughout the United States. Sourlands is distributed nationally by Chelsea Green Publishing.
Jared graduated magna cum laude from the University of Richmond with a degree in journalism.
Christian Schuller (Co-Producer) — In 2010, Christian Schuller produced, directed, shot, and edited his first documentary short, Growtown Motown, which has won multiple awards at film festivals. Christian graduated from Marist College with a degree in public relations and journalism. He holds a staff job at a video production company where he hones his skills on all production fronts.
Chris George (Graphic Design and Marketing) — Chris George is a front page designer for The Washington Post. Chris also served as graphic designer for The Farmer and the Horse, creating graphics used in the film as well as cover art and promotional posters. He’ll reprise this role as graphic designer for Sourlands, as well as help strategize on marketing and distribution. Chris graduated from the Wharton School at the University of Pennsylvania with a degree in economics.