Unable to come to terms with the cruel reality of animal agriculture, a former Texas cattle rancher goes vegan and transforms her husband’s beef operation into a farmed animal sanctuary. When their story goes viral, she realizes her true calling: to help farmers transition to plant-based and end their business of animal agriculture. “Rowdy Girl” showcases the inspiring work of an animal activist who has been on both sides and proves that there is a common ground between farmers and vegans – a shared mission of compassion and sustainability.
Renee was born and raised in Houston, Texas and is the founder of Rowdy Girl Sanctuary. Renee was a dyed-in-the-vegan wool city girl before moving with her husband, Tommy, to their Angleton, TX Ranch in 2009. She fell in love with all the farm animals on the ranch. She had no idea that her life was about to be forever changed as a result of her husband’s ranching business.
Jason has been active in production since 2005, taking great pride in shepherding a creative vision from development through distribution and approaching each project as a thoughtful collaborator. His driving passion to tell emotionally engaging stories transcends format or role. Jason brings with him a scope of experience that spans advertising, documentary, and narrative films having worked with all kinds of storytellers, visionaries, and vested parties.