Greg Kwedar debuted as a feature director with Transpecos, a thriller set within the United States Border Patrol. Clint Bentley served as producer and writer on the film. Transpecos premiered in competition at the 2016 SXSW Film Festival where it won the Audience Award. It was acquired by Samuel Goldwyn Films for theatrical release. They teamed up once again to write Jockey with Bentley serving as director and Kwedar as producer.