Directed by

Ed Akselrud

Country of Origin






In 2017 and 2018 British Columbia experienced devastating wildfires that reshaped the province. From the ashes, a surprisingly complex “war machine” arose to reforest the scarred land.

Director’s Biography

Ed is a Ukrainian born film and video editor. Hailing from the world of high-end TV trailers and promos, Ed has spent the years refining his punchy, engaging and kinetic editing style and working to translate it into the documentary space. He currently works for the global non-profit reforestation organization, One Tree Planted, producing films and videos documenting the activities of their partners across the world.