Jamila Wignot, Director/Producer
Jamila Wignot is an awardwinning documentary filmmaker. Her 2008 film Walt Whitman, produced for American Experience, was nominated for an Emmy for Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking. She also produced The Rehnquist Revolution, the fourth episode for WNET’s series The Supreme Court, which won a 2007 Cine Golden Eagle Award and a 2008 NYf Silver Medal. The series was the 200 IDA Limited Series winner. Her most recent film, Triangle Fire, broadcast on February 28, 2011 and received a Peabody Award.
Sierra Pettengill, Director/Producer
Sierra Pettengill is a Brooklynbased producer and director. She is the producer of Cutie and the Boxer (Sundance 2013) and the archival producer of Matt Wolf’s Teenage. For PBS’s American Experience series, she was the associate producer of the Emmynominated Walt Whitman, as well as the Peabody Awardwinning Triangle Fire. She was also the associate producer of HBO’s Wartorn: 1861 2010, an indepth look at PTSD in American veterans.