Katy Chevigny is an award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Big Mouth Productions. Most recently, she directed one of the storylines in Kartemquin Film’s documentary series HARD EARNED, winner of a 2016 Alfred I. DuPont Award, which explores the lives of five American families struggling to get by in today's economy. She co-directed (with Ross Kauffman) the feature documentary E-TEAM, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. It won the festival's U.S. Documentary Cinematography Award and has been nominated for two Emmy Awards. Chevigny directed ELECTION DAY (2007) which premiered at the South By Southwest (SXSW) Film Festival in 2007 and was broadcast on POV in 2008. With Kirsten Johnson, she co-directed DEADLINE, an investigation into Illinois governor George Ryan's commutation of death sentences. After premiering at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, DEADLINE broadcast on NBC to an audience of over six million, in an unusual acquisition of an independent film by a major network. It was nominated for an Emmy Award and won the Thurgood Marshall Journalism Award, among others. Chevigny also directed JOURNEY TO THE WEST: CHINESE MEDICINE TODAY, a feature-length documentary about traditional Chinese medicine and its influence in the West. She has produced several acclaimed documentaries: 1971, ARCTIC SON, INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY, NUYORICAN DREAM, BROTHER BORN AGAIN, OUTSIDE LOOKING IN: TRANSRACIAL ADOPTION IN AMERICA, PUSHING THE ELEPHANT and (A)SEXUAL. Chevigny's films have been shown theatrically, on HBO, Netflix, Cinemax, POV, Independent Lens, NBC, and Arte/ZDF, among others and have played at film festivals around the world, including Sundance, Full Frame, SXSW, Sheffield and Berlin.