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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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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