Lori Cheatle

Producer

Lori Cheatle, Producer

Classes taught:
Documentary Masters

Lori Cheatle is a producer with over 25 years experience and the founder and head of Hard Working Movies, an independent production company based in Brooklyn, NY that develops and produces a wide range of projects, with a focus on director-driven feature documentaries. The award-winning films she’s produced have screened at top international film festivals, including Sundance, Toronto and Berlin, and have been released theatrically and on TV in over 100 countries around the world. Recent titles include KIKI, CAPTIVATED: The Trials of Pamela Smart, 112 WEDDINGS, 51 BIRCH STREET, THE EDGE OF DREAMING and many others.

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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