Reed Rickert strives to build bridges through his social and cultural film work – to connect and inspire, educate and inform. He has been a Producer; DOP (Director Of Photography), and Cameraman for documentary and commercial projects in more than 6 countries since 2003. He is currently Co-Producing and Co-Directing a feature length documentary with major underwriting by Latino Public Broadcasting. The Third Root, an investigation of the African and Arabic roots in Mexican Music, gathered through research and interviews in Mexico, Spain and Morocco. Reed graduated from California College of the Arts, in 2005 with a degree in Film/Video.