AMANDA ZINOMAN

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Feature Length Documentaries

TIME:THE KALEIF BROWDER STORY Cinemart  2017

A six part portrait of the life of Kaleif Browder and the multiple systems that failed him

Editor, Episodes 5/6, Spike TV

 

PARCHED:SACRIFICIAL WATERS Jigsaw Productions, 2016

One episode of a 4 part series examining the knowing pollution by Dupont of the ground water in West Virginia.

Editor,  National Geographic Channel

 

LITTLE BALLERS, INDIANA  Nick Sports, 2015

Following a group of girls who play for WNBA star Sklyer Diggins team.

Editor

 

DEPUTIZED, COMO PUDO PASAR  Seedworks Films, 2011/2012

An examination of the 2008 killing of Ecuadorian immigrant Marcello Lucero by 7 high school kids in Patchogue, Long Island

Editor/Co-Director, America Reframed 2014/2015

 

SHOLEM ALEICHEM: LAUGHING IN THE DARKNESS  Riverside Films, 2009

The story of the greatest Yiddish writer and the world he portrayed.

Editor, Theatrical Release

 

500 WORDS OR LESS  Point Made Productions, 2009

Portraits of four college seniors and the ups and downs of applying for college

Supervising Editor/Co-Director

 

THE LAST JEWS OF LIBYA  Liontree Productions 2007

The final decades of a centuries-old Sephardic Jewish community told through the lives of the Roumani family.

Editor/Writer   Tribeca Film Festival/ Sundance Channel

 

THUNDER IN GUYANA  Bowjee Productions, 2001

A personal documentary profiling Janet Jagen, a white Jewish woman from Chicago,

who in 1997 was elected President of Guyana,

Editor and Co-writer Independent Lens 2005

 

DRINKING APART  Rosenberg Productions/HBO, 2000

A feature length verite documentary following three families struggling with addiction,

Editor

 

THE LOST CHILDREN OF ROCKDALE COUNTY  10/20/Frontline, 1999

A ninety-minute documentary exposing the secret world of a group of suburban Atlanta

adolescents, following an unusual syphilis outbreak,

Editor,   Peabody Award 2000

 

CARMEN MIRANDA, BANANAS IS MY BUSINESS  International Cinema, 1994

A dramatic documentary about the Latin/American film star,

Editor POV 1995

 

THE SHVITZ  Five Points Media, 1994

A portrait of the Russian steam baths in America,

Editor


TV Journalism

UNABOMBER/JONESTOWN Lincoln Square Productions/American Hero Channel 2017

Two hour long archival shows

Editor

 

SECRETS OF YOUR MIND Nightline Prime/ABC 2010

Four Prime Time hours about different aspects of the brain

Editor

 

NOW WITH BILL MOYERS Public Affairs Television/PBS 2002-2004

Staff editor on weekly current affairs magazine show.

Staff Editor    Emmy Nomination 2003



 

Short Form

THISVOTES4U   Filmmakers for Hillary 2016

A viral campaign for Hillary Clinton

Supervising Editor

 

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN Splash Studios   2014-16

12 Short portraits for psychology textbooks

Editor

 

PARK SLOPE DAY CAMP 30 YEARS 2015

Promotional Film for the well established day camp

Producer/Editor

 

EXTRORDINARY LIVES  2014

A series of 10 web videos for India Hicks new website

Editor

 

DESANTISBREINDEL  2012-2013

Short films for the internet including a 20 film series for the American Hospital Association and Portraits of the grantees of the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

Editor/Post Producer

 

VOCATIV 2013

2 web videos about Modern life in the Congo

Editor

 

GODIVA WOMEN HONOREES 2012, 2013

4 Portraits of Women honored by Godiva chocolate

Editor

 

CRISIS IN THE CRIB: SAVING OUR NATIONS BABIES Madstone Productions 2009

A week in Memphis of education and outreach about the high rates of infant mortality in the African-American community

Editor/Co-Director

 

CITYARTS WNET/Channel 13 1995

Weekly arts show

Staff Editor

 

STUDIO AT 30 AZ Productions 2007

A short film celebrating 30 years of Washington DC’s Studio theatre

Producer/Director/Editor

 

Fundraising Trailers for many many projects  2007-2016

Big Mouth Productions, Kartemquin Productions, If The Dancer Dances etc...

 

 

TV Reality

 

SHADE, QUEENS OF NYC Cowboy, Bear, Ninja/ Fusion 2017

3 Episodes of an 11 part series following the lives of 8 drag queens in Hells Kitchen

Lead Editor

 

BAMAZON Redline Films/History Channel2012

Eight unemployed construction workers gold mining in Guyana

Editor

 

HOPKINS 24/7 ABC News 2007/2008

A verite series following the doctors of Johns Hopkins Hospital

Editor

 

THE FIRST 48, FOOL FOR LOVE/DUMPED  Granada/A&E, 2006

An episode of the series covering the first 48 hours of a murder investigation.

Post-Producer

 

BOSTON PD Spike TV 2006

A four part series behind the scenes with the Boston Police Department

Supervising Editor

 

TRAUMA, LIFE IN THE ER NYT TV/The Learning Channel, 1997/98

Four hour long verite documentaries following the doctors of the ER

Producer/Editor Prime Time Emmy Nomination 1998, Non-Fiction Picture Editing

 

 

 

 

 

 

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