Elizabeth (Betsey) Arledge is an Emmy and Peabody award-winning documentary filmmaker who specializes in character-driven films that explore and illuminate crucial contemporary issues, combining vivid storytelling with the highest standards of journalism. Her films have appeared on national public, network, and cable television as well as streaming platforms.
Julia Cort has more than 25 years of broadcast experience as a producer, writer and director. She joined the WGBH Science Unit in 1991, contributing films such as “The Fabric of the Cosmos,” “Smartest machine on Earth” and “Manhunt— Boston Bombers.” She was a key player in developing NOVA’s award-winning sister series, NOVA scienceNOW, recently serving as executive producer. In the pursuit of a story, Cort has been blindfolded and led to secret diamond-making factories, waded in leech-infested swamps and attempted to recreate the technological feats of ancient Egyptian engineers.