Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor
Liz Kaar
Executive Producers
Gordon Quinn
Betsy Steinberg
Motion Graphics, Additional editing
Jake Myers
In These Times Production Support
Christopher Hass
Miles Kampf-Lassin
Jessica Stites
Kartemquin Films Director of Communications and Distribution
Tim Horsburgh

Liz Kaar

Liz Kaar is an independent documentary filmmaker, working in Chicago and Latin America. She edited Kartemquin’s feature-length documentary Typeface, as well as a slew of shorts, demos and trailers for the company.  She’s also produced and directed non-profit videos for the Illinois Department of Public Health, CDC, and The Newberry Library.  Most recently she edited and associate produced the feature-length music documentary Andrew Bird: Fever Year.
 

Gordon Quinn

Founder and Artistic Director

Artistic Director and founding member of Kartemquin Films, Gordon Quinn has been making documentaries for over 50 years. Roger Ebert, of the Chicago Sun Times, called his first film Home for Life (1966) "an extraordinarily moving documentary." With Home for Life Gordon established the direction he would take for the next four decades, making cinéma vérité films that investigate and critique society by documenting the unfolding lives of real people. 

Tim Horsburgh

Director of Film Strategy

Tim Horsburgh is Kartemquin’s Director of Film Strategy, leading the organization's development, production, and distribution of original documentaries through their collaborative production model; industry outreach, strategic initiatives, and brand-building; and serving as the point of contact for Kartemquin Producers and Associates.