Kallenberg has mastered the Zen art of bocci ball, been detained for protesting non-alcoholic tequila and is the founder of Louisiana Film Prize. He moved to Shreveport, LA from Austin, TX to make his last film “Haynesville.” Gregory not only decided to make Shreveport, LA his home, more importantly, he has taken on the task of building an indigenous film community in northwest Louisiana. To the Film Prize, Kallenberg is caring mother, stern father, needy uncle and eccentric aunt. Prior to filmmaking, he wrote for Esquire, The New York Times, Texas Monthly, Austin American Statesman’s XL magazine and other publications. Kallenberg attended the University of Texas and received a Bachelor of Science in film. Kallenberg also attended the film program at the University of Southern California. Prior to his breakout documentary Haynesville: A Nation’s Hunt for an Energy Future, Gregory directed Eating Levi, an internationally successful film about Levi Oliver and his quest for competitive eating fame.