Rustin Thompson is an independent filmmaker with more than 27 years experience as a director, cameraman, editor, and writer. He and his wife, writer-producer Ann Hedreen, own White Noise Productions, dedicated to making high-quality documentary-like short films for non-profit organizations. Their feature documentaries, all of which have played on PBS stations throughout the country, are distributed nationally and around the world. Rustin has won 10 Emmy awards for his work in broadcasting in the ‘80s and ‘90s. His critical writings on filmmakers such as Robert Bresson, Jean Luc Godard, John Cassavetes, Yasujiro Ozu, and others are referenced on several internet sites. He is also a freelance film critic and host of the KBCS Movie Review and the alt-country show Roadsongs, for Seattle radio station KBCS-FM, 91.3. He is a graduate of the University of Washington and makes his home in Seattle.