Nature spills her secrets to us.


But only on the days we sleep next to film equipment that cost more than our houses. Only on the mornings (does 4am count as morning?) that we follow fresh tracks into the 20-million-acre wildlife wonderland known as the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem. (When it’s not known as home.) Only after we’ve learned—for the four-hundredth time—not to rustle. Or stand upwind. Or breathe. Or do anything more than slowly, imperceptibly lift a lens and let a wild drama unfold before us.

Back at the VisionHawk nest, we weave those dramas into stories. Real ones, the kind that let wildlife be wildlife, in all its messy, relatable, mind-bending, hypnotizing forms.

Then, we spill nature’s secrets to the world.


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Photos by: Filson, © 2017 C.C. Filson Co

Photos by: Filson, © 2017 C.C. Filson Co

Photos by: Filson, © 2017 C.C. Filson Co

Photos by: Filson, © 2017 C.C. Filson Co

Photos by: Filson, © 2017 C.C. Filson Co

GEAR RENTALS


VisionHawk upholds impeccable production standards, driving them both to mastery and to investing in and utilizing the latest filmmaking technologies. Check out our cutting edge, rare filming technology available for rent here.

STOCK FOOTAGE/PHOTOGRAPHY


Email us for samples of our available stock footage info@visionhawkfilms.com

WHO WE ARE


Casey Anderson

Creative Director / Executive Producer

  • Award winning presenter and Executive Producer with Nat Geo Wilds – America the Wild and Expedition Wild. Both shows won the parents choice awards for educational and informative content.
  • Former backcountry guide, grizzly sanctuary founder, and wildlife park curator.
  • Explored the world seeking wildlife. Always manages to find it at home in Paradise Valley.

Deny Staggs

Chief Executive Officer / Executive Producer

  • Producer, editor, director, and Former film professor & film commissioner. Basically, film’s got him for life.
  • Launched the $1MM Big Sky Film Grant. Because award-wining Montana movies gotta get made, first.
  • NYC, LA, Sundance, Cannes. Favorite film community? Still Montana.

Vanessa Boshoff

Producer and Head of Story Development

  • Producer, director, host, naturalist, writer and adventure guide.

  • Filmed with Animal Planet, Discovery, Nat Geo, BrainFarm, BBC, RedBull, Fox Family, Telemundo and CNN Latin America… to name a few.

  • Worked extensively on every continent except Antartica.

  • Lived 12 years in the jungles of Panama – recently a happy transplant to the rocky mountains of Montana!

Brad Orsted

Creative and Business Development

  • Launched his photography career at age 8 when a relative gave him a Kodak Brownie.
  • After shooting through his youth with his dog, decided to make it official with a photography degree.
  • 20 years of photojournalism later, still considers his German Shepherd Dog the ideal assistant.

John Ansotegui

Production

  • Upon successfully becoming a failed actor in Los Angeles by 2003, John moved back to his home turf of Montana to continue working in film. He quickly found work at the Montana Film Office as the location and project coordinator.
  • After assisting on hundreds of films, commercials, and tv shows later, he left the comfortable bosom of state employment in 2011 to go freelance as a location scout and manager.
  • Finally he has become well versed in producing, shooting, and editing content.

Maaike Middleton

Assistant Producer

  • Raised in the Paradise Valley, schooled in London, traveled to 25+ countries, rooted in the Montana wilds.
  • Redeems unconvincing British accent with full Dutch fluency (and a Dutch name).
  • Makes fearless films. Also fearless old fashioneds, as a former Paradise Valley bartender.

Ben Goertzen

Field Technician

  • Born in Bozeman Montana, Ben’s affinity for wild lands and wildlife was not by mistake.
  • Pursued a lifestyle of documenting adventure in the outdoors from the first time his best friend said, “Let’s make a tramp edit”.
  • After traveling globally as a professional skier in search of deep snow and compelling stories, Ben has now aligned his passion for filmmaking with his deep appreciation for everything wild.

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VisionHawk is located in Montana