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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Application Info Session Jan 22
January 11, 2018

Application Info Session Jan 22

SocDoc is hosting an online info session ahead of our application deadline. Drop in to this online info session anytime from 3-6pm EST to have your questions answered – whether you have a query about the application process, or want more details on the program and department itself. Read More
Masterclass with Frederick Wiseman
January 11, 2018

Masterclass with Frederick Wiseman

We are thrilled to announce that we are hosting one of America’s best known documentary filmmakers, Frederick Wiseman, to give a masterclass for SVA students following the recent release of his 41st documentary Ex Libris – The New Yor Read More
Prospective Students: Attend Spring Process & Style Screenings
December 20, 2017

Prospective Students: Attend Spring Process & Style Screenings

If you're considering joining SVA's MFA Social Documentary Film program, we encourage you to come by for a tour of the department, and to sit in on our weekly screening series that comprise our Process & Style class on Thursday evenings. Read More
NEW! Two-Day Documentary Intensives
December 06, 2017

NEW! Two-Day Documentary Intensives

We are excited to announce that new this year, SocDoc is expanding our class offerings to include a couple of weekend-long workshops as well as a two-week summer session. These classes are all open to the public.

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