Hugh Barnard is an internationally qualified mountain guide and life long climber. He has worked as an outdoor safety auditor and safety consultant on many film productions. Hugh produced the NZ Backcountry Avalanche Video for the NZMSC and is currently working on an updated version. Documentary credits include: Dying for Everest (NZ), Dual Survivor (Discovery), Earth The Operator’s Manual.
Max Segal is a filmmaker from San Francisco, CA. He studied biological sciences at UC Santa Barbara and worked for several years on a student sports television show as well as the local radio station. Max worked as an educator at the California Academy of Sciences before attending the science communication filmmaking course at the University of Otago.