Chad A. Stevens

Chad A. Stevens

Chad A. Stevens is a filmmaker and teacher. After beginning his first feature documentary film, "Overburden," in 2006, the lion’s share of his work has centered on environmental documentary. These efforts have led to international recognition, including the Special Jury Prize at the Banff Mountain Film festival, Best Environmental Film Award at the New York Wild Film Festival, Honorable Mention for the Full Frame Film Festival Nicholas School for the Environmental Award, and an Emmy in New Approaches in Documentary. Stevens teaches photojournalism and video storytelling at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Born in Kentucky into a family of farmers, Stevens longs to build things, raise animals and grow plants.