Hillary Bachelder is a documentary director, cinematographer, and editor and the founder of Backbone Films in Chicago. She is the former Director of Production at Kartemquin Films and earned both editing and production credits on over a dozen of the company’s critically acclaimed films and series, including the Emmy-award-winning Trials of Muhammad Ali, POV’s Raising Bertie, and Oscar-nominated Minding the Gap. Over the last ten years, Hillary has earned cinematography credits on films such as The Dilemma of Desire, which premiered at South by Southwest in 2020, and the ongoing Fighting Time series. Her editing work includes a 2018 Edward R Murrow award-winning New York Times series. Hillary is the director, shooter, and editor of the critically-acclaimed feature documentary Represent, which premiered in over 60 theaters across the country in August 2020 and will be broadcast nationally on PBS’ Independent Lens in October.