Jeff Barehand is President/CEO of Sky Bear Media, a production company headquartered in Olympia, WA. Jeff is Navajo and an enrolled citizen of the Gila River Indian Community but has lived in Washington State for more than twelve years. He is a 2014 Sundance Native Lab Film Fellow and is currently adapting a book to film. He is a founder and current Board President of OlyFilm, a filmmaking non profit that supports filmmakers in the South Sound and promotes Women and POC in the film industry. He is also a board member for WA FilmWorks, the organization that administers WA State’s film incentive program. He is a singer and actor, who recently played White Feather in the first Native American pop musical, Distant Thunder, that debuted at the First Americans Museum of Oklahoma City in the spring of 2022 produced by the Lyric Theatre. He is a 2021 recipient of the Evergreen Longhouse’s Inspired Natives Grant award, in recognition of his artistry and community work with youth and others. He resides in Tumwater, WA with his partner Shana Greenberg Barehand and their four children.