The Filmmakers

ElisabethSperlingElisabeth Sperling, Producer/Director has been working in documentary film since 2005. ONE NIGHT STAND is her directorial debut. Her film credits include SCAPEGOAT ON TRIAL (producer and writer for Maysles Films, 2005-2008); JEWISH-AMERICANS FOR OBAMA (editor for the Presidential campaign, 2008); PERFECT DISASTERS (researcher for Impossible Pictures in the UK, 2006); and THE WITNESSES (researcher for Five More Minutes Productions, 2005).  She has a B.A. from Harvard University, an M.A. from Columbia Teachers College, held an endowed chair in the history department at the Horace Mann School in New York, and was awarded a Klingenstein Fellowship for a year’s study at Columbia University and a Fulbright Fellowship to China.

Trish Dalton, Producer/Director is an independent producer and filmmaker. Her film credits include KERAS & MANIS (editor; Gold Kahuna from Honolulu IFF, Best Editing Award from Los Angeles Reel FF 2010); WHY ARE WE IN AFGHANISTAN? (producer/editor; Studs Terkel Award for Media and Journalism 2010); 34x25x36 (co-producer; aired on PBS and was selected by many festivals, including SXSW, Full Frame, and True/False 2008/2009); FARM SANCTUARY (co-producer, co-director, Media that Matters Food Award 2007); and TIFFANY’S STORY (director/producer, Tribeca Film Festival 2005). Trish has directed and produced a range of pieces for companies including Amazon, Kashi, Danskin,, Beiersdorf, Pepsi, Cossette, IDEO and National Geographic television.