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THOMAS BACKER  (Director and Executive Producer) is an EMMY NOMINATED DIRECTOR with a fearless approach to documentary work, having filmed all over the world, producing hundreds of hours of content for Netflix, Discovery, Animal Planet, History, CBS News, ABC and Nat Geo on shows such as Fire Chasers, Ocean Warriors, Extinct or Alive, Deadliest Catch and Hearts of Heroes. Focusing his career on topics he cares about such as climate change, social justice and oceanic health, he’s been able to witness first-hand the major crisis we’re all facing in the hope to affect change. His first feature film documentary, The New Ratline, recently had its world premiere.




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