Best Intentions: Wildfire and People

Best Intentions – People and Wildfire in Yosemite National Park
30 minute documentary for the National Park Service
Director + Producer + DP
Produced by Lincoln Else in association with the NPS, 2007

The story of America’s relationship with wildfire is one filled with irony, contradiction, and surprising catch 22’s.  This short film tells that story, following Yosemite National Park’s wildland fire crew through a fire season while revealing the pivotal role Yosemite’s managers played in reshaping our perspective on fire.