Linas Phillips is a director, actor, teacher, and spiritual seeker. In 2006 he walked 1,200 miles to meet Werner Herzog, documented in his first film, Walking to Werner. His other films include Bass Ackwards (2010 Sundance Film Festival) and Rainbow Time. As an actor, Phillips has appeared in Twin Peaks, Eastbound & Down, Togetherness, and Manson Family Vacation. As the "screenplay doula," Phillips teaches screenwriting by applying techniques drawn from notable spiritual teachers.