Ross Godwin is an award-winning filmmaker from Washington, DC, and an MFA graduate of American University. A writer, director, and cinematographer, Ross has worked on a variety of different projects across genres and across the globe; from Alaksa, to Czech Republic, from Mexico to the Isle of Saba, and everywhere in between.
His directoral debut, What You Sow, went on to win best student short at the Indie Gathering Film festival, while other projects, such as Forgotten River and Stow Away were official selections at the Environmental Film Festival and Escape Velocity respectively. His most recent film, 9 Seconds, is nearing completion and is expected to premier in the summer of 2016. Ross and Shayla teamed up most recently in 2015 on the award winning film, Life’s Checklist. The two team up again for the much anticipated civil rights inspired film, Riverment.