Fishing Between the Lines

This 10 minute short takes you to some of the most pristine fishing spots on the Futaleufú River in southern Chile... the ones in between the class five rapids. This style of fly-fishing is not for everyone, but for those who have got what it takes to get there... it's everything.

  • Liz McGregor
    Life of the River
  • Liz McGregor
  • Stacie Wunsch
  • Kimberley Sampson
  • Alex Obregon
    Key Cast
  • Alex Nicks
    Director of Photography
    National Geographic Oceans 8 (TV Series) with Jon Bowermaster (5 episodes) plus a variety of Class V kayaking films such as "Tweaking the Nose of Terror"
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  • Genres:
    adventure, fly fishing
  • Runtime:
    10 minutes
  • Completion Date:
    May 1, 2020
  • Production Budget:
    20,000 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
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  • Language:
    English, Spanish
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Director Biography - Liz McGregor

Liz has worn many hats in film and video, from product placement
to producing. She has worked as an Assistant Director
on independent feature films, such as Big Night and Drunks, and as a Producer of commercials. She has produced documentaries of all lengths including the hour long "Life of the River- the Futaleufú" about the threat of a dam on the Futaleufú River in southern Chile in 2001. Liz directed New York City's first and only environmental film festival in 1996. She was Associate Director of the Tahoe-Reno International Film Festival and has organized festival tours in Chile (Banff World Tour) and Maine (Mountainfilm on Tour).

Liz is currently producing a short documentary about the wonder and magic of Sugaring Time in Maine with Co-Producer Kimberly Sampson and in the concept stages for a short about class five fly fishing with Co-Producers Stacie Wunsch and Kimberly Sampson. She is also working as Producer of Marketing & Distribution on the inspiring cargo bike culture documentary, MOTHERLOAD, by filmmaker Liz Canning. MOTHERLOAD premiered at DocLands Documentary Film Festival on May 4th, 2019.

With Collaborator Alex Nicks, Liz wrapping up work on the large format photography book, Portrait of Patagonia-Futaleufú, Chile to be published in May 2020.

Liz lives in Newcastle, Maine and in Futaleufú, Chile with her family.

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Director Statement

As BoonDocs, we strive to engage, inform and inspire. With each effort, we hope to make a contribution that helps us better understand the natural world and our relationship to it - however small, however big. We strive to create documentaries that share important, not often heard stories in a way that is both immersive and beautiful.