Ann’s career began more than twenty-five years ago when she edited Gini Reticker’s independent documentary, THE HEART OF THE MATTER, which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the Freedom of Expression Award. Her credits include the documentaries BELLY TALKERS, THE CHARCOAL PEOPLE, and SOUND AND FURY, all of which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival before receiving theatrical and television distribution. SOUND AND FURY was nominated for an Academy Award.
For television, she edited FRONTLINE: MERCHANTS OF COOL and PORGY & BESS: AN AMERICAN VOICE as well as productions for Martha Stewart, MTV, Lifetime, CBS, and PBS.
She has worked extensively as a story consultant and consulting editor on numerous independent documentaries. She has been a judge at the Newport Film Festival and the Woodstock Film Festival and has spoken about editing on panels for Manhattan Edit Workshop and Women Make Movies.
She graduated cum laude from Tisch School of the Arts at New York University, receiving a BFA in film and television, and holds an MFA in Art Writing from the School of Visual Arts.
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