Team Bios

John Chester

Emmy-winning director John Chester has been a filmmaker and television director for the last 25 years. His recent short films for OWN’s Super Soul Sunday (including Saving Emma, Worry for Maggie and The Orphan) have won five Emmy Awards, for outstanding directing, writing, and cinematography, among others. Chester’s recent feature film The Biggest Little Farm premiered at the 2018 Telluride Film Festival and the Toronto International Film Festival.

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Sandra Keats

Sandra Keats is a documentary producer, whose work focuses largely on environmental and social issues worldwide. After a decade in Los Angeles, and with a desire to connect more deeply with nature and farming on a daily basis, Sandra moved out to Apricot Lane Farms in 2017 to work with John on producing the upcoming feature-length documentary The Biggest Little Farm and OWN Super Soul Shorts.

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