E. Donna Shepherd

Editor

E. Donna Shepherd, Editor

Classes taught:
Thesis: Editing , Thesis: Editing Lab

E. Donna Shepherd is an award-winning editor whose work has appeared on A&E, Bravo, VH1, MSNBC, PBS, and HBO. She has been editing films for 20 years, including the Emmy-winning 10-part series Carrier for PBS; the six-part series Circus for PBS; and the Emmy-winning Bravo series Kathy Griffin: My Life on the D-List. Her other credits include the forthcoming Soundbreaking: Stories from the Cutting Edge of Recorded Music; multi-part series Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide and its follow-up series A Path Appears, as well as the Emmy-winning and Peabody Award-winning film Marina Abramovic: The Artist is Present. She is on the editing faculty of SVA’s MFA Social Documentary Film program.

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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