Amy Berg



Amy Berg is a critically acclaimed, Emmy-award winning and Oscar-nominated documentary filmmaker. Her first film, DELIVER US FROM EVIL, was nominated for an Academy Award and a DGA Award for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary in 2007. She went on to direct WEST OF MEMPHIS in collaboration with producers Peter Jackson and Fran Walsh. The film premiered to rave reviews at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival, was BAFTA nominated, and won the WGA Documentary Screenplay Award. Sony Pictures Classics released the film in Fall 2012.

In 2013, Amy’s psychological thriller EVERY SECRET THING (starring Diane Lane, Dakota Fanning, Elizabeth Banks, Common and newcomer Danielle MacDonald) was purchased by IFC/Starz and performed very well on demand. She then directed a documentary about pedophilia in Hollywood, AN OPEN SECRET, followed by PROPHET'S PREY, made in association with Showtime and Imagine Entertainment, released theatrically in fall 2015.

Her project about music legend Janis Joplin, JANIS: LITTLE GIRL BLUE, premiered at the Venice and Toronto Film Festivals followed by a theatrical release in fall 2015. The film was critically acclaimed and very successful in the international box office.

Amy’s company, Disarming Films, has been writing and producing long form documentary features and docuseries for broadcast for over a decade.

Disarming Films’ series DOGS is currently on Netflix and Berg's highly anticipated series on the Adnan Syed Case will air March 2019 on HBO. Her most recent project, TIL EVERYBODY'S FREE will premiere at Sundance Film Festival in 2019.


Dogs



West Of Memphis




Deliver us from Evil



JANIS: Little Girl Blue



Prophets Pray


West Of Memphis




West Of Memphis




Deliver us from Evil



JANIS: Little Girl Blue



Prophets Pray






Heidi Ewing & Rachel Grady



Heidi Ewing: Co-owner of New York’s Loki Films, Ewing is the co-director of “Jesus Camp” (Oscar nominee), “The Boys of Baraka” (Emmy nominee) 12th & Delaware (Peabody winner) and DETROPIA (Sundance and Emmy winner). Ewing co-directed “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You,” which premiered as the opening night film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

Most recently, she and co-director Rachel Grady completed “One of Us,” a documentary thriller about the ultra-insular Hasidic community of New York City, currently streaming on Netflix. Heidi is a member of the Directors Guild and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences.
Rachel Grady: Co-owner of New York’s Loki Films, Grady is the co-director of “Jesus Camp” (Oscar nominee), “The Boys of Baraka” (Emmy nominee) 12th & Delaware (Peabody winner) and DETROPIA (Sundance and Emmy winner). Most recently Grady co-directed “Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You,” which premiered as the opening night film at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. The film opened theatrically in July 2016 and will be broadcast on PBS October 25th. Most recently, she and co-director Heidi Ewing completed, “One of Us,” a documentary thriller about the ultra-insular Hasidic community of New York City, currently streaming on Netflix. Rachel is a member of the Directors Guild and the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. She Resides in Brooklyn, N.Y.

Jesus Camp




One of Us

Boys of Baraka

Detropia





Yance Ford



Yance Ford is director of Strong Island, 2018 Academy Award nominee for best documentary and winner of the Special Jury Award for Storytelling at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival. Ford is a Sundance Institute Fellow, a MacDowell Colony Fellow, a Creative Capital Grantee (Theo Westenberger Award), and has been featured in Filmmaker Magazine’s 25 New Faces of Independent Film. He is a former Series Producer of POV, a graduate of Hamilton College and the Production Workshop at Third World Newsreel. The Guardian said of his directorial debut “There’s something different about Strong Island, however, a film characterized by raw emotion and calm anger, which must surely be considered one of the finest documentaries of 2017

Strong Island