After studying documentary at Columbia College Chicago, Kristina Goolsby worked for independent film producer Andrea Sperling on several feature films. She went on to produce, write, and direct more than 80 hours of award-winning non-fiction television for NBC, LOGO, and A&E. As a senior producer for A&E's documentary series Intervention, her highlights include writing for the 2009 Emmy Award-winning series and producing five PRISM award-winning seasons. Tig is Goolsby's directorial feature debut.
Ashley York is an Appalachian-born filmmaker whose interests include feminism, documentaries, socially conscious media, and emerging modes of storytelling. She has worked on Academy Award-nominated teams and produced films premiering at the Berlin, SXSW, and Sundance film festivals as well as the Oprah Winfrey Network, A&E, HBO, and the Sundance Channel. York lives in Los Angeles and is a lecturer in the School of Cinematic Arts at the University of Southern California.