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Tracy Aftergood


Producer, Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge

Tracy Aftergood is a documentary producer whose driving force is to amplify women’s voices on screen with female led teams at the helm. Prior to her most recent film, Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge for Hulu, Aftergood produced the sports documentary Helen | Believe, which followed gold medalist and mental health advocate Helen Maroulis. The film premiered at The Santa Barbara International Film Festival and was released nationwide in 2023. In 2020 Aftergood produced the YouTube Originals documentary This is Paris, which featured the global icon and now activist Paris Hilton. The film premiered at the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival and has been watched by 80 million people to date.

In 2018, Aftergood collaborated with writer/director Amy Berg as a producer on the HBO Emmy nominated series, The Case Against Adnan Syed. Aftergood’s first documentary, which also marked her pivot into non-fiction, was The First Monday in May. Directed by Andrew Rossi, the film chronicled the production of the famed Met Gala and its corresponding fashion exhibition, China: Through the Looking Glass. It went on to open the Tribeca Film Festival in 2016 and was theatrically released by Magnolia.

Before becoming an independent producer, Aftergood held senior executive roles at production companies such as MakeMake Entertainment, MediaWeaver Entertainment and The Gotham Group. In addition to her work as a producer, Aftergood served as a board member for The Young Storytellers Foundation for 15 years and currently mentors female film and media majors at Emory University. Aftergood received her BA from Emory University and MFA from The Peter Stark Producing Program at USC.