Craig Forrest

PROFILE

Windsock Films is led by award-winning producer-director-writer Craig Forrest.

Over a 30+ year career, Craig’s television, film, video and documentary projects have taken him to 142 countries, flown him 14x around the world and landed him on 6 continents. Nearly 200 overseas assignments have imbedded him into dangerous hot spots like Iraq, Cuba, Burundi, the Congo, El Salvador, Palestine, Cambodia, Vietnam, Uganda, Haiti, Burma, Morocco, Chad, Northern Ireland, Bosnia & Kosovo.

His strengths include digital cinema, broadcast segments & shows, documentaries and single/multi-camera production. He has worked at the network level for CBS’s The Amazing Race, ABC’s In Concert, Discovery Channel’s World of Wonder, HBO’s Arli$$, Travel Channel’s World’s Best, UPN’s Strange Universe, Animal Planet’s Amazing Animal Videos, PBS’s Traveling Lite, History Channel’s Ancient Mysteries: Voodoo, Fox Sports’ Soccer USA, A&E’s Investigative Reports with Bill Kurtis, TLC’s Too Extreme and American Movie Classics’ Movie Memories.

Craig is the author of the book Commando Tactics for Digital Filmmakers. He holds a Master's degree in Film Studies from the Conservatory of Motion Pictures at Chapman University, and a Bachelors in Biblical and Theological Studies from Bethany University. A voting member of the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmys), he also holds membership in the International Press Association and the prestigious Travelers’ Century Club (100+ countries).

View Craig Forrest's blog: www.craigforrest.wordpress.com


Craig Forrest

AWARDS

Craig's recent projects have earned a number of notable television, film, documentary and video awards:

2007 Telly AwardOutpouring ’06 Promo
2007 Telly AwardSparkle TV spot
2007 Telly AwardAlternative Sparkle TV spot
2006 Cine Golden EagleBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe
2006 Telly AwardDare to Dream TV special
2006 Telly Award60 seconds on a Steward’s Journey
2006 Telly AwardBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe
2006 Aurora AwardBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe
2006 Remi AwardBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe
2006 Videographer AwardDare To Dream TV Special
2006 Videographer Award60 seconds on a Steward’s Journey
2005 Telly AwardNiger: Under the Umbrella of Islam
2005 Telly AwardBenin: Cradle of Voodoo
2005 Aurora Award (Platinum) – Ivory Coast: Key to the Francophone World
2005 Aegis AwardIvory Coast: Key to the Francophone World
2005 Aegis AwardBenin: Cradle of Voodoo
2005 Aegis AwardNiger: Under the Umbrella of Islam
2005 Aegis AwardBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe
2005 Accolade AwardBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe
2005 Marcom Award60 seconds on a Steward’s Journey
2005 Communicator Award60 seconds on a Steward’s Journey
2003 Communicator AwardBurundi: A Troubled Nation, A New Tribe


As a freelance artist, Craig has worked on production teams that have won or earned:

2009 PrimeTime Emmy (Reality Competition) – The Amazing Race (Season 14)
Network: CBS • Producer: World Race Productions • Team Role: Coordinator
1996 Cine Golden EagleAncient Mysteries: Voodoo
Network: A&E Television • Producer: FilmRoos • Team Role: Field Producer (Haiti)
1996 Aurora (GOLD) – Investigative Reports – Red Light Districts
Network: A & E Television • Producer: 44 Blue Productions • Team Role: Cameraman (Cuba)
1994 Cable Ace NominationWorld of Wonder
Network: Discovery Channel • Producer: GRB Entertainment • Team Role: Field Prod-Writer (Singapore, India, Morocco)

Windsock Films
Wordpress

Craig D. Forrest's Blog

Stay connected with Craig. Read his latest posts and stay current on his whereabouts.

» Click to view recent posts

Commando Tactics for Digital Filmmakers

Featured Book:

Commando Tactics for
Digital Filmmakers

Commando Tactics for Digital Filmmakers is packed with valuable insights for aspiring filmmakers to help make their films truly successful.

» Click to find out more

Contact

Contact Us

Phone: 1-714-655-5372
Fax: 1-714-617-5857
craig@windsockfilms.com
www.craigforrest.wordpress.com

Interested?

For more information email us at craig@windsockfilms.com, or call us at (714) 655-5372.