Andrew Young and Susan Todd, Directors and Producers for Backyard Wilderness, are Academy Award nominees and Emmy Award winners. Young was also the director of photography for the film and, with a master’s degree from Yale University in physical anthropology, he brings extensive experience in science and animal behavior to his world class cinematography. As co-founders of New York-based production company Archipelago Films, they have created groundbreaking media about the most urgent social and environmental challenges of our time.
At Archipelago Films, they collaborated on both documentaries and fiction work with HBO, Cinemax, National Geographic, the BBC, and PBS. Todd has worked previously as a producer at PBS WNET, holds a masters in journalism from Columbia University, and studied filmmaking at Harvard University.