The Filmmakers

JUSTIN KREUTZMANN - Director, Writer, Co-Producer

Justin Kreutzmann was born to the world of art, music, and the highly creative if unconventional world of the Grateful Dead. In 1978, when Justin was eight, his dad gave him a Super-8 camera, and his path was set for life. Backstage at Dead concerts became Justin's sets, and the people, band, crew, family, hangers-on, became his actors. Justin has worked on a number of high profile projects with music legends such as U2, Motley Crue, Yoko Ono, Sean Lennon, Dhani Harrison, Perry Farrell, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Don Was, John Doe, Lou Reed, John Mayer, Emmylou Harris, Mavis Staples, Dr. John, Grateful Dead, Mike Campbell, Stone Temple Pilots, Pete Townshend and The Who. Justin was executive producer on the feature film, The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir and is a producer, along with Martin Scorsese, on the Grateful Dead documentary, Long Strange Trip.

STEPHEN PERKINS - Featured Musician

Stephen Perkins was born in in L.A. in 1967. He began playing professionally in legendary night clubs like the Troubadour, the Whisky a Go Go and the Roxy in the early 80’s. By the summer of 1985 he co-founded Jane’s Addiction. Jane’s is regarded as one of the most influential acts in alternative music. Tom Morello of Rage Against The machine compared the influence of the band to that of Nirvana. Later in the 90’s he formed Porno For Pyros and worked with Tommy Lee on his Methods of Mayhem tour. in 2013 Jane’s Addiction received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. Stephen has done sessions for Nine Inch Nails, No Doubt, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Rancid, Rage Against The Machine, Love and Rockets, Peter Murphy, Rob Wasserman, Sheryl Crow, Jewel, Dhani Harrison and many more. 

MICKEY HART - Executive Producer

Mickey Hart is an American percussionist and musicologist. He is best known as one of the two drummers of the rock band Grateful Dead. He was a member of the Grateful Dead from September 1967 until the group disbanded in August 1995. He and fellow Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann earned the nickname "the rhythm devils".

BILL KREUTZMANN - Executive Producer

Bill Kreutzmann is an American drummer. He played with the Grateful Dead for its entire thirty-year career, usually alongside fellow drummer Mickey Hart, and has continued to perform with former members of the Grateful Dead in various lineups, and is currently touring with Dead & Company featuring John Mayer.

ALEX BLAVATNIK - Producer

Alex Blavatnik has been a Director of Warner Music Group Corp. since July 20, 2011. He serves as a Director of WMG Acquisition Corp and also serves as a Director of various companies in the Access Industries global portfolio. Mr. Blavatnik is engaged in numerous philanthropic pursuits and serves on the boards of several educational and charitable institutions. He was Executive Producer on the film LONG STRANGE TRIP.

BERNIE CAHILL - Producer

Bernie Cahill is an American talent manager, brand manager and entertainment lawyer. In 2004, Cahill and his partners, Greg Suess, Jay Froberg, and Will Ward, founded the integrated management company ROAR, LLC. Since then, ROAR has grown to forty two employees and has offices in New York, Atlanta, and Nashville, with its headquarters in Beverly Hills, California. Cahill established ROAR’s music division, and manages artists such as three-time GRAMMY Award-winning Zac Brown Band, GRAMMY Award-winning musician and actor Dwight Yoakam, legendary rock band Grateful Dead, singer-songwriter Ben Rector,actor and recording artist Clare Bowen, GRAMMY-nominated electronic music producer Morgan Page, and renowned world artist Gaelic Storm. Cahill and ROAR partner Will Ward work closely with JAM and Outback Concerts to produce Zac Brown’s Southern Ground Music and Food Festivals. Cahill landed Billboard's 2017 "Power 100" list, namely for the launch of Dead & Company, breaking stadium attendance records with Zac Brown Band, and completing a catalog and intellectual property deal for the Grateful Dead, among much more.