Last Refuge of the Troublemaker

USA | 2015 | 5 minutes | Shannon Snider

In the Pacific Northwest, communities are surrounded by majestic trees, which can become a way of life and essential to their livelihood. Meet Steve Backus, a second-generation woodcarver who is equal parts lumberjack, artist, and troublemaker.

Director Biography

Shannon Snider is a documentary filmmaker, living in Seattle with Ohio roots. He collaborates often on short projects with his wife and is interested in exploring the rich and unique history of the Pacific Northwest region. His films tend to focus on the role that personalities, institutions and landmarks play in creating and sustaining the idea of community.

  • Director: Shannon Snider
  • Principal Cast: Steve Backus, Nanette Backus
  • Country: USA
  • Year: 2015
  • Running Time: 5 minutes
  • Producer: Shannon Snider, Stefanie Malone
  • Screenplay: Shannon Snider, Stefanie Malone
  • Cinematographers: Stefanie Malone
  • Editors: Shannon Snider, Stefanie Malone
  • Music: Sean Malone
  • Language: English