Sageland Media was founded by Chris Simon in Moab, UT to tell the stories of the American West. We are experts at collaboration, fundraising, and story telling, with a wide range of experts to help when the going gets tough. We now have offices in Salt Lake City.
CHRIS SIMON has been a award-winning documentary filmmaker for more than 25 years. After 15 years of producing (as well as doing sound and editing) for renowned documentary filmmaker Les Blank, Simon started her own company, Sageland Media. Her independent documentaries include: Down an Old Road: The Poetic Life of Wilma Elizabeth McDaniel, which explores the vision of poet Wilma McDaniel and California’s Dust Bowl Migrant culture; My Canyonlands a portrait of Kent Frost, Utah’s modern John Muir and the canyon country he loves; and most her most recent, I Hear What You See: The Old-Time World of Kenny Hall, a portrait of the legendary blind mandolin player and his music. Chris’ work has been supported by the National Endowment for the Arts, the California and Utah Humanities Councils, and numerous private foundations and individuals.
SUSETTE WEISHEIT first worked with Sageland Media as Associate Producer and Sound Recordist on My Canyonlands. A massage therapist and river runner out of Moab, UT, Susette now is doing the camera and is collaborating on The Legend of Ken Sleight.
DAVID SILBERBERG gets called in when we need big-time music sound recording. His excellent work can be heard in This Ain’t No Mouse Music! and in the forth-coming Dutch-Hop Project.
PAGAN has an excellent eye and a razor-sharp ability to make lightning decisions when it comes to editing. Buttons are something of a problem for her, but she overcomes that by precision attacks on the mouse.