Rob served as executive producer helping to raise funds, create the vision/mission of the film, create the world premier party at the 2005 Sundance Film Festival, co-create the branding/design of collateral and website, and co-create the merchandise (apparel) for the film and festival tour. Trudell toured 40 international festivals including Sundance, Tribeca and Silverdocs and won awards at the Seattle Film Festival, in Los Angeles at the Artivist Film Festival and at the oldest american film festival-The Native American Film Festival in San Francisco. Trudell was released theatrically to 60 U.S. cities in 2006. It is currently airing on television on PBS and the sundance channel and continues to tour the globe.

John Trudell is a poet, musician, actor, and political activist who has been speaking out on behalf of the Native American people with intelligence and passion since the late '60s. Trudell took part in the 1969 occupation of Alcatraz Island by the activist group Indians of All Tribes, who intended to use the former prison as a school for Native American youth. Trudell eventually became chairman of the American Indian Movement (AIM), which would become the most visible and powerful Native American activist group. During his activist years, Trudell amassed a 17,000 page FBI file in which he is described as "extremely eloquent, therefore extremely dangerous". Trudell turned to poetry and into the realm of social theorist and philosopher to help him express his grief over the death of his family and his concerns over the state of America. He began recording a series of albums that combined lyrics confronting political and personal issues with music that touched on blues, rock, and Native American themes. To this day, John Trudell remains a powerful voice in both political and creative circles.



In partnership with Coopertino Collaborative, Pollinator did a brand overhaul for the film creating the logo, tagline, website, poster, investor materials, business cards and collateral for the film.

Beginning with a mission, vision and goals exercise, Pollinator developed a coherent brand strategy for the project, establishing a mark and consistency throughout all platforms including collateral, social media and website.