Director and producer Dale Kruzic lives in Albuquerque, New Mexico. A veteran documentary filmmaker, he worked for two PBS-affiliates, KNME and KCTS, for fifteen years. At KNME, he was the originator and executive producer for the cultural affairs series Colores! Many of Kruzic's films chronicle the lives of Native residents of the Southwest, from Apache artist Allen Houser to the Zia Hot Shots, a wheelchair basketball team featured in the award-wining documentary Kiss My Wheels. Kruzic was co-executive producer and editor for Surviving Columbus, which won an Emmy and the George F. Peabody award. Kruzic studied film and television at San Francisco State University and grew up in the Bay Area.