Gene Rosow is an accomplished filmmaker, photographer, and writer who has written, directed, and produced more than 20 documentaries during his 30-plus years in the industry, including DIRT!: The Movie. He spent a year doing post-graduate work at the University of Southern California in ecology, biochemistry, cellular physiology and parasitology. Gene is honored as the UC Berkeley Hans Jenny Memorial Lecturer in Soil Science. He is currently working with soil and compost microorganissm to produce a series of unique photographic images entitled "SOILSCAPES."