and embed with my family.
It's a time of transition. College, retirement, an election. . .and a cross-country move.
But we arrive at tragedy.
I blame my dad. His beliefs and his politics.
Katy Scoggin, Producer, Director, Cinematographer
Katy is an award-winning doc filmmaker and DP. She was a co-producer and cinematographer on Laura Poitras's Oscar-winning CITIZENFOUR and its follow-up, Risk; an associate producer on Emmy-nominated The Oath; and a producer and/or DP on New York Times Op-Docs The Program and Death of a Prisoner. In 2016, she filmed on the U.S. campaign trail for IDA Award-nominated Vanity Fair series NomiNation and First Look Media/Fusion series Primaries. Her feature doc Flood has received support from Film Independent, the Sundance Institute, the Sloan Foundation, the NYU Richard Vague Award, and the MacDowell Colony. Flood is a 2019 BAVC MediaMaker Fellowship and Berlinale Talents Fellow. In 2018, the project went through the IFP Documentary Lab, DCTV Docu WIP Lab, and Film Independent Fast Track. Katy was born & raised in San Bernardino, CA.
Karen Duffin, Co-Producer
Karen Duffin is a co-host and reporter for Planet Money, NPR's award-winning podcast that finds creative, entertaining ways to make sense of the big, complicated forces that move our economy. Previously, she was a producer at This American Life. She also worked for several years as an independent producer, reporting stories for shows like Radiolab, More Perfect, Reply All, The Moth, Pop-Up Magazine, On the Media, and others. Karen has been a Moth story coach and mainstage storyteller, and she has taught radio at the Columbia, NYU, and CUNY Graduate Schools of Journalism. Before becoming a journalist, Karen spent several years as a speechwriter, working in more than 20 countries.
Spencer Worthley, Cinematographer
Spencer is a documentary filmmaker and photographer based in Los Angeles. In 2016, he shot on the IDA Documentary Awards-nominated series NomiNation by Vanity Fair/First Look Media, and the Fusion series Primaries, both of which chronicled the presidential race. Spencer is the recipient of the 2017 SFFILM Holiday Party Karaoke Contest 1st Place award. He grew up in Maine.
Nathan Truesdell, Cinematographer
Nate is is a DP, producer, and editor based in Los Angeles. He filmed on AJ Schnack's Speaking is Difficult and produced Michael Palmieri and Donal Mosher's Peace in the Valley. He produced feature docs We Always Lie to Strangers (2013), Convention (2013), and Caucus (2015). He directed the award-winning, viral short Balloonfest and its follow-up, Waterslide (Camden 2018). His series The Art of Making Money was supported by Field of Vision and Topic. He is currently in production on a film about China with his partner, filmmaker Jessica Kingdon.
Michael Rossetti, Cinematographer
Mike is a cinematographer based in Los Angeles. He shot my fiction short Flood on 35mm film in 2012. We were classmates at NYU and have worked together extensively. It's been my great pleasure to invite Mike to continue filming on Flood as a feature doc. http://michaelrossetti.com
photos are screenshots of cinematography by Katy Scoggin and Spencer Worthley