Amy Schewel

Producer & Archival Researcher

Amy Schewel, Producer & Archival Researcher

Classes taught:
Producing II

Amy is an archival producer, researcher and development consultant for documentary film, television and multimedia projects. Her credits include work on programs and series for CNN (SOUNDTRACKS: Songs That Defined History, 2017); PBS (SOUNDBREAKING, 2016; American Masters: JUILLIARD; TONY BENNETT: The Music Never Ends; Frontline: THE CHOICE ’96; THE AFRICAN AMERICANS: MANY RIVERS TO CROSS; American Experience: CLINTON); and HBO (Spike Lee’s IF GOD IS WILLING AND DA CREEK DON'T RISE; Moxie Firecracker’s BOBBY FISCHER AGAINST THE WORLD). Other non-fiction projects exploring politics, history and culture that she has worked on include: HERB AND DOROTHY; CONSTANTINE'S SWORD; MARTHA & ETHEL; MTV News: Enough Is Enough Forum with President Clinton; UNRAVELED; REBIRTH; EMINENT DOMAINS NYC (for Vanity Fair); 50 YEARS - AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL (for Amnesty International USA).

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7th Annual Thesis Showcase Lineup Announced
August 31, 2017

7th Annual Thesis Showcase Lineup Announced

Join us to celebrate GROUP 7, the class of 2017 with our annual Thesis Showcase.  Here we screen each graduate’s work-in-progress thesis films. They inspire and amaze us. We hope you feel the same!
 
Screenings are Sept. 22-23 at the SVA Theatre, and are free & open to the public. Read More
SocDoc Alum David Osit Earns Three Emmy Noms!
August 08, 2017

SocDoc Alum David Osit Earns Three Emmy Noms!

A big shout-out to our own David Osit (class of 2011) for his News and Documentary Emmy Awards nominations for his film Thank You For Playing: Best Documentary, Outstanding Editing: Documentary, and Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary. The film is directed and produced by David Osit and Malika Zouhali-Worrall, and David also served as the film's editor, cinematographer, and composer. Read More
Toronto Film Festival, IFP Week & PBS "POV" Include SocDoc Titles
August 02, 2017

Toronto Film Festival, IFP Week & PBS "POV" Include SocDoc Titles

It is just the middle of summer and our steadfast SocDoc alumni and faculty are covering themselves in glory! Like iridescent pearls, they are picking up the light from industry, networks and festivals alike and sending it back out into the world.&nb Read More
Spring Festivals and Awards Roundup
April 13, 2017

Spring Festivals and Awards Roundup

Tis the season to celebrate documentary filmmaking and SocDocers are certainly joining the fun.  From Hot Docs in Canada to Monclair Film Festival in our own backyard and doc labs around the world, we’re thrilled to have such a strong show Read More