Chris Matheson

Chris Matheson is an American film director, screenwriter, and co-writer of the “Bill and Ted” movies. He is also the author of the religious satires “The Story of God “ and “The Buddha’s Story”

3 words to describe Nature?

BeautIful. Calming. Mysterious

3 things Nature taught you?

Get out of your own head

Appreciate the magnificence of this world

Move your ass

3 most treasured Nature spots?

Silver Falls, Oregon

Solstice Canyon, California

Svalbard, Norway

When you look at the ocean, it makes you feel...?

Moved, fascinated

When you see a forest, it makes you feel...?

Elated, fortunate, happy

When you see a volcano, it makes you feel...?


When you see a sunrise or sunset, it makes you feel...?

Delighted, grateful

When you hear thunder, it makes you feel...?

Slightly nervous

When you hear the wind howling, it makes you feel...?

Slightly uneasy

Are you an Ocean, Mountain, Forest, or Desert person?

FOREST PERSON, very strongly

On a scale of 1 to 10, how important is Nature to your well-being?

Definitely 10

Share with us a childhood nature memory?

Growing up in Southern California and taking trips up route 101 in August.. eureka.. redwoods.. Oregon coast. By 13 I knew I had to find a way to live near the woods.