Rick Smolan is the CEO of Against All Odds Productions and a New York Times best selling author with more than five million copies of his books in print. A former Time, Life, and National Geographic photographer Smolan is best known as the co-creator of the "Day in the Life" book series. His global photography projects utilizing hundreds of the worlds leading journalists combine creative storytelling with state-of-the-art technology and are have been featured on the covers of Fortune, Time, GEO, and similar publications around the globe.
In June 2014 the Oscar Winning Producers of "The Kings Speech” released TRACKS, a feature film based on Smolan's National Geographic story about Robyn Davidson’s 2,000 mile camel trek across the Australian outback. In the movie Robyn is portrayed by Mia Wasikowska and Smolan is portrayed by Adam Driver.
Jennifer Erwitt, Principal of Against All Odds Productions was Co-Director of critically acclaimed projects including The Human Face of Big Data, Blue Planet Run, America at Home, UK at Home, Passage to Vietnam, 24 Hours in Cyberspace, and One Digital Day. Over the past two decades she has worked closely with the editors of Time Magazine, Fortune, Newsweek, National Geographic, The New York Times and numerous other publications during the production of Against All Odds' projects. Previous to founding Against All Odds productions, Erwitt played a wide variety of roles in the creation of the award-winning "Day in the Life" book series including project director, production director and general manager. She contributed to ten titles in that series and also oversaw the production of numerous other photographic projects, including The Power to Heal, Baseball in America, Christmas in America, The Jews in America and One Earth.
Olivia Huffman is the Office Manager at Against All Odds Productions and served as project manager for the INSIDE TRACKS Kickstarter Campaign. She assisted with book design decisions, PR outreach, and built the website for the INSIDE TRACKS Project. Since 2013 she has been the company's East Coast liaison, handled book signing events and gallery installations, acting as archivist for Rick Smolan’s photography, and assisting with all operations of the New York Location. For photography licensing agreements or inquires pertaining to Rick Smolan/AAOP please contact Olivia(at)againstallodds(dot)com.