Dava Whisenant

Dava Whisenant is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker making her directorial debut with Bathtubs Over Broadway, which she also produced, co-wrote, and edited. Recently,  she was the co-producer and editor of Two Trains Runnin’, a Grammy-nominated blues and civil rights documentary directed by Sam Pollard (2016). Dava was also an editor for Focus Features’ 3D documentary Under the Electric Sky (2014, Sundance) and Merle Haggard: Learning to Live With Myself for the PBS’ series American Masters. Her diverse experience includes serving as Supervising Producer for BBC Worldwide, an editing assistant to Steven Soderbergh, and several years as an editor at The Late Show With David Letterman. Dava is a 2016 Sundance Fellow and, at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival, she received the Albert Maysles Award for Best New Documentary Director.