Produced by UC Berkely Professor and directed by filmmaker Jenny Nichols and Joe Riis and produced by Berkeley’s Arthur Middleton, an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Science, Policy and Management, Elk River follows the remarkable journey of Yellowstone’s elk as they migrate across stunning mountain terrain.

The majority of the film’s footage was obtained from a network of camera traps over a number of years and was selected by National Geographic’s editors for their Short Film Showcase, curating and exposing exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web.