Spindrift Images

Spindrift Images is a documentary film production company focused on telling compelling stories of the intersection between people and the natural world. A passion for biodiversity, conservation and wilderness preservation are underlying values that shape all of our films. We strive to bring awareness to these issues and inspire people to act to as better stewards of our planet.  

Nick Dean

Cheryl H. Dean, Esq.

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Cheryl Dean, Cheryl H. Dean

Nick completed a PhD in the UK as a research scientist and then moved to the US where he spent 25 years in a successful scientific career before beginning film making.  He has been filming underwater wildlife and capturing the stories of people whose lives intersect with the ocean for the last 10 years.  

Cheryl is an attorney and has focused her career on promoting philanthropy for non-profit organizations.  Her responsibilities have included effectively communicating scientific discoveries to a lay audience.  She has been filming underwater since 2010.  Cheryl is the president of the San Diego Undersea Film Exhibition.