Hidden in the landscape of southwest Wisconsin lies a secret gem – a place of immense life, mystery, and wonder.
Calvin DeWitt has been living with his wife Ruth on the edge of the marsh for over fifty years.
In the spring of 2020, Ben Albert sets out on a journey to explore his grandparent's backyard, unsure of what he will find.
Cal DeWitt has spent his life discovering what's in his backyard and falling deeply in love with what he's found. Whether it's a wetland, a local park, or our own backyard, we are surrounded by the hidden wonders of the natural world if only we took a closer look.
"When a person opens themselves to learning from the natural world, what they discover is that the world is a teacher" - Cal DeWitt
Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Ben Albert is a 22-year-old filmmaker based in Milwaukee, WI. His films explore our human relationship with the planet and the hidden wonder of nature all around us. His passion is to deepen people's understanding and appreciation of nature, through effective storytelling and visuals.
Moss Hegge is a 23-year-old Milwaukee resident that has spent years exploring different forms of narrative expression. Through acting, puppetry, comedy, video essays, and more Moss has gained a unique perspective in narrative storytelling. Using this insight, Moss helps other artists bring their stories to life in a fun and engaging way.
Calen Albert is a cinematographer and drone operator based in Salt Lake City, Utah. His work ranges from high-end commercials and real estate to sweeping aerials of snowcapped mountains. www.calenalbert.com