Guide Season

A hunting guide must reconcile his life with the changing social attitudes that threaten to render his work obsolete or immoral.

Premiere Date
October 1, 2000
60 minutes

Michael Hacker

Michael Hacker directed and cowrote The Destiny Of Marty Fine, which received a Jury Award at the 1996 Slamdance Film Festival. His work has been screened at several other film festivals, including South by Southwest. He has also written feature scripts, including Homeboy, Ironmen, and Death and the Good Life. A graduate of the UCLA Film School, Hacker was Show more assistant to Wim Wenders and was also the post-production coordinator on Francis Ford Coppola’s One from the Heart. Show less


Dennis Aig

Dennis Aig has produced and directed film and television programs on subjects ranging from the history of Chief Joseph and the Nez Perce War to the making of Robert Redford’s The Horse Whisperer. Among his most notable productions are Shadow Casting: The Making of A River Runs Through It, Sacred Journey of the Nez Perce, Test Pilot of the Body, Black Hawk Waltz: Tales of a Rocky Mountain Town, Show more and Visions of Grace: Robert Redford and The Horse Whisperer. His productions have aired on PBS, Lifetime, and the History Channel and have won two regional Emmys along with 50 festival awards, including the Cindy Awards, the Telly Awards, and honors from the Columbus International Film Festival and the WorldFest competitions. Show less

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The Film

Guide Season is the story of four months in the life of Terry Woodrow, a hunting guide in Southwestern Montana. In his late thirties, Woodrow is at a crossroads — his marriage is in trouble, his 9-year-old son has growing pains, and every year the birds get tougher to find. As the landscape changes from green to gold to white, Woodrow tries to reconcile his life with the changing social attitudes that threaten to render his work obsolete or even immoral.