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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Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available
April 04, 2018

Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available

Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels), Richard Hankin (The Jinx), Deborah Dickson (Ruthie & Connie), Ann Collins (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold), Tom Hurwitz, ASC (Queen of Versailles) confirmed faculty; what you will learn, and more!

 
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Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 30, 2018

Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 7) are invited to apply for the first ever SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.
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Spring Festivals!
March 20, 2018

Spring Festivals!

Spring feels like Festival Season & we are zipping around North America this month with films from our prolific faculty and alumni. SocDocers are attending many festivals – we hope to see you around!
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Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview
February 14, 2018

Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview

We are launching our first summer intensive - a two-week ‘Mini-SocDoc’ for emerging filmmakers to polish their skills as directors. Read More