Ed Radtke

Ed Radtke is the writer, producer, and director of three independent feature films, including the award-winning BOTTOM LAND and THE DREAM CATCHER. THE DREAM CATCHER garnered 11 awards at international film festivals and has been released worldwide. His most recent feature, THE SPEED OF LIFE premiered at the Venice Film Festival, where it received a Special Jury Prize.

For over 30 years he has served as a freelance writer, producer, assistant director, and editor on countless projects including: features, documentaries, shorts, commercials, and music videos. He has also taught filmmaking at the University of Texas at Austin, guest lectured at Columbia and NYU, is the recipient of two NEA production grants, a                                        Guggenheim Fellowship and a Rockefeller Foundation Fellowship.

Radtke co-wrote the feature script AIME TON PERE, produced by Gerard Depardieu and starring Depardieu and his late son, Guillame. The film was the official Swiss entry for Best Foreign Film consideration for the 2001 Academy Awards®. Ed Radtke is developing a number of feature projects and currently lives in Santa Fe, NM.