Director of Photography Kristy Tully is a Documentary Cinematographer with films shown at Sundance, SXSW, San Francisco Film Festival, Big Sky and several others. Her narrative work on the film The Women won Best Cinematography at the Woman's Comedy Film Festival in Chicago in 2021. Raise Hell: The Life and Times of Molly Ivens took the Audience Award at SXSW in 2019. She also employs her storytelling skills working as a camera operator on narrative films and television such as HBO’s We're Here. More recently she filmed the Netflix Original film Feminists: What Were They Thinking?
Editor Susan Metzger has edited feature documentaries, Thank You for Coming, Right Footed and Democracy at Work. The recent Manzanar, Diverted: When Water Becomes Dust won Best Documentary at San Diego Asian Film Festival and was an awards finalist at Big Sky Documentary Festival. She has edited a range of short content – from cheeky environmental webisodes for Darryl Hannah, to interviews with golf caddies in Scotland, to an experimental film about a poet in grief. Her episode Artist and Mother for KCET’s Artbound is one of its most popular. She edited Cheri Gaulke and Cheryl Bookout’s recent doc Inside the Beauty Bubble. Metzger is a graduate of the University of Southern California School of Cinematic Arts where she was mentored by Academy Award-winning editor Kate Amend.
Composer Miriam Cutler emerged on the women’s music scene in the 1970s as a solo artist and member of the New Miss Alice Stone Ladies Society Orchestra. She performed in 1975 for the Building Women concert that included performances by Lily Tomlin, Holly Near and other iconic feminist performers of the day. She is now one of the most sought after composers for documentary films including most recently RBG, Dark Money, The Hunting Ground, and Love, Gilda. Miriam Cutler is passionate about scoring documentaries, among them Emmy-winning, Sundance, and Oscar-nominated films. Cutler has scored over 100 films and television programs, written songs for film and tv, created music for circus and theater projects, produced and recorded albums, and performed live in many bands and venues. Cutler has composed music for several of Gaulke’s films and they have an excellent working relationship.
Animator C. Lily Ericsson is an artist working in Sarasota, Florida. She received an MFA in experimental animation from CalArts-California Institute of the Arts. Her art has taken many forms, from installation and parade, to animation and projection, from documentary to science fiction. Recent Films include Footage from the Geologic Intelligence Lab, 2018; Blue Rocks, 2017; and Angular Unconformity, 2016. She created animation for Gaulke's previous films Gloria's Call and Inside the Beauty Bubble.
Women Make Movies
ACTING LIKE WOMEN is a Women Make Movies Production Assistance Program Project. Established in 1972, Women Make Movies is a 501(c)(3) non-profit media arts organization registered with the New York Charities Bureau of New York State. As the fiscal sponsor, WMM accepts donations or grants on behalf of the filmmaker and takes the responsibility of administering the funds received in support of the development and completion of the film.