Backpack Films was founded in 2009 by Faelan Maley, a multi-disciplinary artist with a background in cinematography. She is an avid outdoor enthusiast, backpacker and conservationist. In 2016, she began solo hiking California and Oregon segments of the 2,650 mile Pacific Crest Trail. A certified PADI master diver and a certified Oregon Master Naturalist, Faelan is currently working on an Adventure Tourism Certification from ADL in the UK. Additionally, she was invited in 2018 by Adobe Software to become a beta tester for select Android pre-releases.
Backpack Films strives to work with individuals and brands who support natural history education, in all forms and related programs. With each client, Faelan brings a high level of artistry and collaboration to create unique and immersive visual stories.