Born in 1984 in Texas, Greg Kwedar has been working in film since he dropped out of his college accounting programme. He produced the feature documentary “Rising from Ashes” directed by T.C. Johnstone (2012) about the Rwandan national cycling team, executive-produced by Forest Whitaker. He spoke on panels about his work at esteemed venues such as UNESCO and the United Nations, among others. “Transpecos” is his first feature film.