Amy Ziering is a two-time Emmy Award–winning and Academy Award-nominated documentary filmmaker. Her most recent film, The Hunting Ground — a piercing, monumental exposé of rape culture on college campuses — premiered at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, was released by Radius and CNN, is the 2016 recipient of the Producer’s Guild of America’s Stanley Kramer Award, shortlisted for the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature, was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Song as well as the 2016 Emmy for Exceptional Merit - Documentary Filmmaking, and won the Emmy for Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics. Read More >
The Importance of Amplification
Perpetrators Are Finally Being Held Accountable
Simply Believe the Survivors
The Hunting Ground - Impact Reel
Invisible War - Impact Reel
The Hunting Ground - Official Trailer
The Invisible War – Trailer
In-depth talk about the power of film to effect meaningful and transformative change via case studies of the policy and cultural transformations effected by The Invisible War and/or The Hunting Ground.
Humorous talk peppered with clips from different films, about Amy’s unusual journey as a filmmaker and activist - making unconventional films that attracted widespread interest and activism despite being told by everyone they were “unwatchable” and “unmarketable.”
A remarkable story of how filmmakers could alter the national discourse on an issue long deemed intractable.
The difference gender makes behind the scenes and on the screen - analysis of the problem, it’s effects and practical solutions.