From left Director Gabriel Silverman, Producer Jamie Coughlin, and Co-Director Fiona Dawson. Photo courtesy of Justin Bettman for The Wrap at SXSW 2018.

From left Director Gabriel Silverman, Producer Jamie Coughlin, and Co-Director Fiona Dawson. Photo courtesy of Justin Bettman for The Wrap at SXSW 2018.

GABE SILVERMAN

Director | Writer | DOP: Silverman is a journalist whose work has been recognized with more than a dozen awards including an Edward R. Murrow Award for his investigative film work, and two News & Documentary Emmy nominations. Silverman is the co-founder of SideXSide Studios and a 2017 IFP Lab fellow.

fiona dawson

Co-Director | Original Concept: Dawson is an Emmy®-nominated director & producer, LGBTQ advocate, and IFP Documentary Lab Fellow. Dawson was honored by The White House for her work as an LGBTQ Artist Champion of Change in 2015. She served on the Human Rights Campaign and NLGJA - The Association of LGBTQ Journalists Board of Directors. She is founder and Director of Free Lion Productions.

jamie coughlin

Producer | Writer: Coughlin is an Emmy-nominated journalist and an IFP Documentary Lab Fellow. She is the executive producer of SideXSide Studios, the production company she co-founded with Silverman, where they create original documentary films. This is their first feature film production.  

 Filmmakers and service members of TransMilitary. From left Corporal Laila Villanueva, Producer Jamie Coughlin, Captain Jennifer Peace, Co-Director Fiona Dawson, First Lieutenant El Cook, and Director Gabriel Silverman. Senior Airman Logan Ireland was not present. Photo courtesy of Justin Bettman for The Wrap at SXSW 2018.

Filmmakers and service members of TransMilitary. From left Corporal Laila Villanueva, Producer Jamie Coughlin, Captain Jennifer Peace, Co-Director Fiona Dawson, First Lieutenant El Cook, and Director Gabriel Silverman. Senior Airman Logan Ireland was not present. Photo courtesy of Justin Bettman for The Wrap at SXSW 2018.