Dana Kalmey is a producer and jack of all documentary film trades and more. She was Associate Producer on (DIS)HONESTY - THE TRUTH ABOUT LIES and Production Assistant on E-TEAM. She is currently Associate Producer for feature documentary, TRAPPED, Producer of doc short, WELL GROOMED, and is completing her debut feature-length sports documentary, THE LAST 90 MINUTES. She has lived lives as architect, college soccer coach, and architecture teacher in Cambodia at The Green Gecko Project. Dana holds a Bachelor of Architecture from Philadelphia University and a Master of Fine Arts in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts. She guest lectures at New York University and is an avid soccer player in co-ed adult leagues throughout NYC.
Samantha Panger is a New York based cinematographer. Her work on short documentaries such as WELL GROOMED and JUST THE MUSCLE traveled the festival circuit in the US and won Best Short at the Toronto Independent Film Festival. Her work with Collective Sex on the short NAMES OF WOMEN has also been on tour around the country and in collegiate settings such as Colgate and Wesleyan inspiring women and their partners to share their stories without judgement. She is currently in pre production with Collective Sex on MERCY MISTRESS a pilot that will explore the world of the kink community through their own stories with an emphasis on honoring marginalized voices. She is also working on a feature doc ALTERATIONS that will explore genetic testing and how it can influence life decisions.
Co-Producer | Editor
Lindsay Lindenbaum graduated from Washington University in St. Louis with a B.A. in Film & Media Studies and Psychology, and the School of Visual Arts with an M.F.A. in Social Documentary Film. She has directed and edited two award-winning short films that have screened at various festivals are the world. Her previous film, SCATTERED was also finalist at the 2014 Student Academy Awards, and received the Award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing from the Brooklyn Film Festival. She is currently working on TOMBOY, a feature length documentary about the world of female drummers.
Composer: Chad Kelly + Sound Rerecordist: Brian Goodheart + Colorist: Malika Franklin + Animator: Craig Lowy + Additional Cinematography: Icaro Godoi + Additional Sound: Jeffrey Hartwick + Production Assistants: Andres Arias, Reef Olsdberg + Special Thanks: the Pope family, the Kumpe family, Gina Mandracchia Alex Pearson, Jimy Shah
Without this generous support, WELL GROOMED would not have been possible:
Barkleigh Productions, Awesome Without Borders, Volunteer Lawyers for the Art