Woodshed Films, Inc. has built its reputation on making films about an experience.  Woodshed is a co-op of talented artists, directors and producers who seek to entertain audiences while subtly introducing them to environmental and socially relevant issues.  Born out of our love for the ocean and surfing, Woodshed tells stories that strive to inspire.

In 2005 Chris Malloy took a trip to Patagonia with Yvon Chouinard and Rick Ridgeway. It was then the idea for what would be come the film 180° SOUTH was officially hatched. Chris had been considering this film for almost a decade prior and was finally inspired to dig into it after experiencing Patagonia first hand.

Chris' aesthetic vision in his films Shelter, Thicker than Water, A Brokedown Melody and One Track Mind have helped usher in a movement in surfing that bleeds into popular culture world wide. His love for crafting simplicity and authenticity give him the ability to create lasting documents of time and place.

Emmett Malloy's work in film and music make him a creative force in Woodshed and everywhere. Emmett's brought an amazing stable of musicians for the 180° score and soundtrack. Emmett recently finished a feature film on the White Stripes and is in development with Ben Stiller on another project. Emmett is Jack Johnson's manager and Co-Founder of Brushfire Records.
Tim Lynch is the Producer and Executive Producer of Woodshed's projects. He has over a decade of experience making documentaries, commercials and music videos of the highest caliber. Tim also works with some of industries top directors, companies and musicians. He has shot all over the world and holds a keen understanding of how to make great films with integrity.
Rick Ridgeway is currently Patagonia's Vice President of Environmental Initiatives and Special Media Projects. Rick has been a leading climber and adventurer for over 35 years. For the last 25 years, he has made vocation his passion, producing over 15 documentary films for ABC, NBC, and ESPN, among others. He has also taken home several awards, including an Emmy for an Everest show in 1983. He has written five books, including the highly acclaimed Seven Summits, The Shadow of Kilimanjaro and, most recently, Below Another Sky. He has also authored dozens of articles for such magazines as Outside and National Geographic.