Sailor Bear is the filmmaking collective of David Lowery, Toby Halbrooks, and James M. Johnston.
Known for critically-acclaimed feature films, Sailor Bear’s upcoming, highly anticipated feature film “Old Man & The Gun” hits theaters September 28th, 2018. Starring Robert Redford, Sissy Spacek, Tom Waits, Danny Glover and Casey Affleck, the film is based on the true-life story of Forrest Tucker, career criminal and prison escape artist.
Sailor Bear’s 2017’s “A Ghost Story,” is an exploration of love and loss that enjoyed its World Premiere at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. The film was released by A24, and is listed among the year’s best by critics and audiences alike. Disney’s 2016 feature release “Pete’s Dragon,” is a heartwarming family adventure directed by David Lowery and written by Lowery and Halbrooks. 2013’s “Ain’t Them Bodies Saints” is tale of an outlaw who escapes from prison and sets out across the Texas hills to reunite with his family, and was nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at Sundance. The collective’s breakout short film “Pioneer” premiered at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival and was the Grand Jury Prize winner at SXSW.