Filmmakers Year 6

Susan Froemke and John Hoffman (Rancher, Farmer, Fisherman)

Susan Froemke Susan Froemke is a four-time Emmy winner and non-fiction filmmaker with over thirty films to her credit, including Academy Award-nominated HBO documentary film “Lalee’s Kin,” “Grey Gardens,” and “Wagner’s Dream,” which had a U.S. theatrical run before airing on PBS. Froemke recently co-directed “Escape Fire: The Fight To Rescue American Healthcare.” She was […]


Michael Fiore and Erik Sharkey (Floyd Norman: An Animated Life)

Michael Fiore Michael Fiore is CCO of Michael Fiore Films. Michael and his team develop, finance, and create content for the film, TV, and ad worlds.  In 2017, Sony Screen Gems will release “Keep Watching” —  a suspense thriller that Michael produced with Voltage Pictures (”The Hurt Locker”) and The Picture Company.  The movie stars childhood Disney […]


Amy Scott (Oyler)

Amy Scott is an independent documentary filmmaker and the senior education correspondent for Marketplace, an American public radio business and economics show. Her reporting has earned several national honors, including a 2013 Gracie Award and an Edward R. Murrow Award in 2012. Before joining Marketplace in 2001, she worked as a reporter in Dillingham, Alaska, […]


Scott Hamilton Kennedy (Food Evolution)

Academy Award® nominee Scott Hamilton Kennedy’s documentary work includes The Garden, which tells the story of the complicated struggle over the nation’s largest community garden; Independent Spirit Award Nominee OT: our town — about the first play in 25 years at Dominguez High School in Compton; and the critically acclaimed Fame High, which follows four […]


Roger Ross Williams (Life, Animated)

The first film that Roger Ross Williams directed was Music by Prudence, which won the 2010 Academy Award® for documentary short subject. He is the first African American director to win an Academy Award. Williams next directed the feature documentary God Loves Uganda, was shortlisted for a 2014 Academy Award. Williams is currently working on […]