@2018 Big Picture Ranch

A family owned and operated production company that specializes in films that raise awareness, inspire change, and solidify new cultural ideas.

Producer, director, Actor

   KISS THE GROUND  

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

DIRECTED & PRODUCED

BY JOSH AND REBECCA TICKELL

 

Narrated by Woody Harrelson, featuring Rosario Dawson, Ian Somerhalder KISS THE GROUND explores a way to mitigate climate change through soil. Soil has the potential to sequester all of the carbon dioxide that humans have put into the atmosphere. There is a global movement toward a new type of “regenerative farming” that increases soil life, stores water and sequesters CO2. and many others, 

   HEARTLAND   

FIRST FEATURE NARRATIVE FILM

WRITTEN, DIRECTED & PRODUCED 

BY JOSH AND REBECCA TICKELL

Inspired by true events, and set in the second half of 2016 prior to the election, HEARTLAND follows a man in his 40s, DAN, during what becomes the spiritual transformation of a lifetime when he goes to the Standing Rock Reservation. Starring William Mapother, Amy Smart, Irene Bedard, David Midthunder, Frances Fisher and David Arquette.

  THE EARTHING MOVIE   

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 

WRITTEN, PRODUCED & DIRECTED

BY JOSH AND REBECCA TICKELL

 

THE EARTHING MOVIE, a new documentary that reveals that the answer to America’s biggest health crisis may be literally right under our feet. Called “grounding” or “earthing,” it means connecting to the Earth. Along with Deepak Chopra, M.D, actress Amy Smart and actress Mariel Hemmingway, the film takes you on a surprising healing journey. 

   GOOD FORTUNE   

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY

DIRECTED & PRODUCED

BY JOSH AND REBECCA TICKELL

GOOD FORTUNE is the rags to riches tale of conscious capitalism pioneer John Paul DeJoria. Born with nothing, then homeless on the streets of LA, “JP” spent his early life in and out of gangs only to wheel and deal his way to the top of a vast hair and tequila empire. JP defies the stereotype of 'the 1%' and is the poster boy of the triple bottom line – people, planet and profit. 

    PUMP    

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY  

DIRECTED & PRODUCED

BY JOSH AND REBECCA TICKELL

 

PUMP is an inspiring, eye-opening documentary that tells the story of America’s addiction to oil, from its corporate conspiracy beginnings to its current monopoly today, and explains clearly how we can end it—and finally win choice at the pump. PUMP shows us how through the use of a variety of replacement fuels, we will can create more jobs for a healthier economy.

   THE BIG FIX    

FEATURE DOCUMENTARY 

DIRECTED & PRODUCED

BY JOSH AND REBECCA TICKELL

THE BIG FIX uncovers one of the greatest environmental coverups in recent history – the 2010 BP oil spill. Critically acclaimed, The Big Fix was the only documentary selected by the 2011 Cannes Film Festival for an Official Selection Premiere, is Winner of the International Film and Water Festival and Winner of the Italian Environmental Film Festival.

     FUEL    

FEATURE FILM DIRECTED BY JOSH TICKELL

PRODUCED BY REBECCA TICKELL

Rousing, Reactionary and Entertaining, FUEL examines wide-ranging energy solutions, the faltering US auto and petroleum industries, and the mindset toward alternative energy. FUEL won the Sundance Film Festival Audience Award for Best Documentary, was selected as a New York Times Critics’ Pick and was Shortlisted for an Academy Award.

 

    PRANCER    

FEATURE FILM STARRING REBECCA TICKELL

 

Tickell had the starring role in the Christmas film Prancer. She garnered a Young Artist Award nomination for Best Young Actress Starring in a Motion Picture. Movie critic Roger Ebert highlighted Tickell's performance, saying, "what really redeems the movie, taking it out of the category of kiddie picture and giving it a heart and gumption, is the performance by a young actress named Rebecca Harrell, as Jessica. She's something. She has a troublemaker's look in her eye. And she's smart—a plucky schemer who figures out things for herself and isn't afraid to act on her convictions"