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Trish Dalton


Co-director, Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge

Trish Dalton is a film director and producer best known for her HBO Sports documentary Student Athlete, made in collaboration with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, shedding light on injustices in college football and basketball in the United States. She was named one of People magazine’s ten Women Changing the World in 2020 for her work encouraging legislative change at the federal and state levels to protect college athletes’ rights in the wake of her film, Student Athlete.

Her most recent documentary, Diane von Furstenberg: Woman in Charge, co-directed with Sharmeen Obaid-Chinoy, is an anthem to von Furstenberg’s achievements and accomplishments, showing how she paved the way for multiple generations of women and continues to empower them today.

Dalton’s films have been used to share stories of inspiration, creativity, and grit. Her other films include One Night Stand, Bordering on Treason, and Southmost USA, and she has garnered awards and recognition from film festivals and organizations globally.