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 SHOWTIME (PATRICK MELROSE, 2018); CNN (SOUNDTRACKS: Songs That Defined History, 2017); PBS (SOUNDBREAKING: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music, 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 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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Spring Festivals!
April 04, 2019

Spring Festivals!

Festival season is ramping up and our prolific SocDoc alum are screening at major festivals across North America. Here’s a rundown of where SocDocers and their films are at over the next few months:  Read More
2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 29, 2019

2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 8) are invited to apply for the second annual SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.

Acknowledging that emerging documenta Read More
March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops
February 12, 2019

March Weekend Camera & Sound Workshops

We've got two weekend workshops coming up in March to help you brush up on your camera & sound skills. Read More