Amy Enser

Amy Enser

USA

Biography

Amy is an internationally recognized editor, providing personalized and professional editing services that span a wide array of genres. For more than a decade, Amy has pursued compelling storytelling through the power of documentary film. From racially-charged educational experiments in the ‘60s to social stigmas around our homeless populations, Amy has a gift for finding the heart of a story and revealing inspiring human moments. After working independently as a documentary editor for many years, Amy joined new media company Studio, 216 as their Creative Director in 2011. Relying on her strong story focus, Amy engaged clients to help develop and realize their visions with broad audiences in mind. Clients included Starbucks, Blue Nile Jewelers, NOAA Fisheries, American Institute of Architects, and Microsoft. While with Studio 216, Amy won three Telly Awards and the Washington State SHPO Award for achievement in historical preservation. After receiving a film fellowship from Seattle University and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation in 2014 to direct a short documentary, Amy decided to dedicate more of her time to independent documentary work, focusing both on shooting and directing. She recently finished the feature documentary, GOLD BALLS, about Ultra Senior Tennis players who compete over the age of 80, which premiered at the 2016 Seattle International Film Festival. Her first feature as a cinematographer, DYNA DOES DRESSAGE, will be released in 2018. Amy’s collaborations have lead to two Emmy nominations, multiple Telly Awards, International recognition, and national public broadcast. Amy received a BA from The Evergreen State College in Olympia, WA in 2002. She has taught high school documentary internship programs, speaks on many panels and instructed editing at the accredited Seattle Film Institute.

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