Whitcomb was the director of the 2012 documentary “Glow: The Story of the Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling,” which focused on the 1980s syndicated show. That film served as the inspiration for the fictionalized Netflix series “Glow,” created by Liz Flahive and Carly Mensch and launched on June 23.
“A Life in Waves,” which debuted at SXSW in March, reflects Whitcomb’s desire to explore women’s untold stories. The film centers on the life of pianist and composer Suzanne Ciani, whose innovations in the 1970s and ’80s had a major impact in pioneering and popularizing electronic music.
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Ciani provided the sound effects for Meco’s disco version of the “Star Wars” soundtrack in 1977 and scored the Lily Tomlin movie “The Incredible Shrinking Woman