Tough Love

PBS Premiere: July 6, 2015Check the broadcast schedule »


Stephanie Wang-Breal

Carrie Weprin

Ursula Liang

New York Director of Photography
Nadia Hallgren

Seattle Director of Photography
Nate Miller
Tadd Sackville-West

Colin Nusbaum

Mary Manhardt

Original Music Score
Tyler Strickland

Field Producer
Evan Briggs

Consulting Editor
Jean Tsien

Consulting Producer
Kristi Jacobson

Mike Arsham
Sarah Gerstenzang
Tory Gildred
Martin Guggenheim

Featuring (in order of appearance)
Patrick Brown
Hasna Siddique
Natalya Brown
Enzo Lombardi
Nia Santiago
AJ Santiago
Patricia Clark
Bevanjae Kelly
Phillip Toribio
Maria Toribio
Vinny Sabatino
Teresa Bachiller
Julia Garratt
Kathy Penn
Jacqui Hammond
Patricia Penn
Teresa Lombardi
Alena Ciecko
Susanna Everly
Erin Verlander
Jill Murphy
Mia Toribio
Kelly Tidwell
Sabra Jackson

Additional Photography
Evan Briggs
Jonathan Furmanski
Jeremy Mackie
Riley Morton
Colin Nusbaum
Stephanie Wang-Breal

Sound Recordist
Jason Adler
Vincent Gates
David Richards
Matt Sheldon
Kelsey Wood

Pulp, Ink.

Ben Fine

Additional Editing by
David Redmon
John Woo

Assistant Editor
Roy Forberg
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Rebecca Laks

Production Assistant
Bronwen Owen Williams

Post-Production Sound Services
Skywalker Sound, a Lucasfilm Ltd. Company

Supervising Sound Editor & Re-recording Mixer
EJ Holowicki

Sound Effects Editor
Erik Foreman

Dialogue Editor
Chris Gridley

Post Production Services
Final Frame

DI Colorist
Stewart Griffin

DI Producer
Caitlin Tartaro

Legal Services
Innes Smolansky

Production Accountant
Michael Eisenberg

Charles Whelan and Associates

Adam J. Segal

Patricia Benabe
Mahrin Kader
Lorena Luciano
Vaishali Sinha

Special Thanks to
Fifi Essome
Susan Block
Benoit, Thibaut and Kai Breal
Aaron, Earl, and Winslow Clark
Eileen Choi
Brad Tong and Nanette Fok
Mark Hillman
Courtney Krantz
Alisa Rashish
Chi-Hui Yang
HS and Florence Wang
Meryl and Larry Weprin
David Wertheimer
Brooklyn Family Defense Project
Child Welfare Organizing Project
King County Family Treatment Court
King County Department of Social and Health Services
King County Courts Administration
King County CASA team
Saxelby Cheese Mongers

Production Assistance Provided by
Independent Filmmaker Project

Fiscal Sponsorship provided by
Women Make Movies

Executive Producer for POV | American Documentary
Simon Kilmurry

Co-Executive Producer for POV | American Documentary
Cynthia López

Executive Producer for ITVS
Sally Jo Fifer

Supervising Producer for ITVS
Richard O'Connell

Funding Provided by
Harvey Hecht & Deborah Bernstein
David Bydely
Chicken and Egg Pictures
Child Welfare Fund
Chris Tappan
Robert Conklin
Topher Conway
Ann Delaney
Beth Farber
Andrew Garschagen
Michael Gerstenzang
Erik & Lori Goshin
Jared & Levon Hecht
The Jerome Foundation
Charlotte LaGarde
Susan MacLaury
Steve Martocci
John B. Mattingly
Bobbi Miller
Howard L Morgan
Keith Nusbaum
Vivek Sankaran
Zal Sarakari
Pamela Saxelby
James Schrage
Les Swanson
David Tisch
David Tobis
William Vesneski
Catherine Wang
Melinda Wang
Jennifer Wang
Ari Wiseman
...and others. A complete list is available from PBS.

"Tough Love" is a co-production of Eyewang Pictures, American Documentary (POV) and the Independent Television Service (ITVS) presented in association with the Center for Asian American Media (CAAM), with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

This program was produced by Eye Wang Pictures, Inc. which is solely responsible for its content.

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