Sneak Preview of a New HBO Documentary
Legendary producer Sheila Nevins and award-winning director and producer Amy Schatz introduce a sneak preview of their latest documentary to Fellows of The Academy for Teachers. There will be a reception before the screening and a Q & A afterward.
Sheila Nevins, the executive producer of this documentary, is the most influential producer of documentary films in the United States, if not the world. A winner of 32 Primetime Emmy Awards and the former president of HBO Documentary Films, Ms. Nevins has worked on productions recognized with 35 News and Documentary Emmy Awards, 42 Peabody Awards, and 26 Academy Awards. You can read a recent profile of her from The New York Times here.
Amy Schatz, the film’s director and producer, is an award-winning director and producer of children’s shows and documentaries. Her work — a mix of storytelling, celebrity performances, music videos, animation, and heartfelt interviews with kids — has earned eight Emmy Awards, five Directors Guild of America Awards, thre Peabody Awards, Parents’ Choice Awards, and others.