Matthew Roth (LEFT) and Nathan Stevens (RIGHT)

Matthew Roth (Director) and Nathan Stevens (Cinematographer) are brothers-in-law and have been making films together since 2007. Over the years, they have produced dozens of documentary and narrative shorts, with a focus on exploring the complexities of faith.

Matt and his wife, Alyssa, live in the Chicago, Illinois area and have two boys: 
Edison, and Ridley. 
Nate and his wife, Merriellen, live near Milwaukee, Wisconsin and have four children:
Oliver, Eliot, Callan, and Evelyn. 

Shadowhope Films focuses on stories of hope tested, of people whose faith guides them through incredible hardships and struggles, from the shadow of hope to the other side.

Matt and Nate started Shadowhope specifically to work on projects like "Fight Like Ana"
Their work on
FLA was done free of charge. They donated their time for pre-production, production, post-production, and distribution in an effort to share the Wakefield family’s powerful story. With the help of the Wakefield family, they raised over $11,000 to fund production expenses.

Matt Roth’s previous work:
Nathan Stevens’ previous work:
On set of "Fight Like Ana"
On set of "Fight Like Ana"
Met with Shane Hurlbut, ASC
Met with Shane Hurlbut, ASC
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