Jeff Springer is an Emmy nominated documentary filmmaker and freelance cinematographer who has worked for NBC, PBS, Al Jazeera, the Sundance Channel, Sony Pictures, Lucasfilm, Mother Jones, as well as brands such as Nike and Microsoft. His first feature documentary went to over 200 film festivals, won 37 awards for Best Documentary, and is rated 96% on Rotten Tomatoes. As a cinematographer he has shot countless documentaries and branded videos, using his strong background in editing to not just create beautiful images, but to also build compelling visual stories. His latest feature documentary Rodents of Unusual Size, about giant swamp rats invading coastal Louisiana, was funded by PBS, is rated 96% on Rotten Tomatoes, and will be broadcast nationally on Independent Lens in January. He has lived in Afghanistan, Russia, London, Berlin, Los Angeles, San Francisco, and is now based in New York.