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4WT Media is an award-winning video production company specializing in creating high impact content that inspires audiences to engage.

We believe in the power of content to connect and affect change. Our mission is to produce video that makes a difference. Whether working with a brand to launch a transformative product or creating original shows, movies and content, we love what we do and find the joy in all projects.


John Trefry
CEO & Executive Producer
Born and raised in Alaska, John has a deep love for the natural world and is the director of DRAIN, a documentary focused on threats to the largest body of freshwater on Earth, the Great Lakes
James Mitchell
Creative Director
Originally from Australia, James is a graduate of the venerable NIDA school and oversees all of 4WT productions.
Ben Bolea
Ben is a gifted screenwriter and twice has screenplays selected to the Black List. 4WT produced Ben's first feature film, Bad Fan. Like much of the team, Ben was born and raised in Alaska.
Kate Trefry
Kate writes for Stranger Things on Netflix and been selected to the Blacklist for 2 original screenplays. Her directorial debut, HOW TO BE ALONE, was produced by 4WT and premiered at SXSW.
Denzel Whitaker
You know him from his performances in films including The Great Debaters and Black Panther but Denzel is a rising talent behind the camera.
Richard Raymond
Richard has directed the Oscar long-listed film SOULS OF TOTALITY starring Tatiana Maslany and Tom Cullen which was produced by 4WT.
Kent Lamm
Kent has directed multiple feature films and has a rich history working with 4WT. He wrote and directed WILL THE MACHINE produced by 4WT.
Joe Hardesty
Joe is a gifted creative with producing credits ranging from HBO’s Ferrell Takes the Field to American Vandal on Netflix. He is also part of the Alaskan film movement.

Interested in joining our team?

Apply to work with 4WT if you're passionate about creating groundbreaking content and have an incredible work ethic!