Christopher (Toby) McLeod has been Project Director of Earth Island Institute’s Sacred Land Film Project since 1984. In 2013, he completed the four-part PBS series Standing on Sacred Ground. Previously, Toby produced and directed In the Light of Reverence (2001) and made three other award-winning, nationally broadcast, documentary films: The Four Corners: A National Sacrifice Area? (1983), Downwind/Downstream (1988), and NOVA: Poison in the Rockies (1990). His first film was the nine-minute short The Cracking of Glen Canyon Damn—with Edward Abbey and Earth First! McLeod has a master’s degree in journalism from UC Berkeley and a B.A. in American History from Yale. He is a journalist who works in film, video, print and still photography and has received a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Student Academy Award. Toby has been working with Indigenous communities as a filmmaker, journalist and photographer for 45 years.