Global Girl Media Productions
Los Angeles, CA, USA
Amie founded her own film/video production company, GLOBALGIRLMEDIA PRODUCTIONS (formerly Bal Maiden Films) in 1991, at the dawn of the digital revolution, when the entire landscape of filmmaking was shifting. A renowned American feminist/activist filmmaker and journalist. Since 1998, she has been excavating stories from Siberia to Soweto, Tokyo to Nairobi, crossing borders, building bridges and pushing boundaries, as well as her art to activate dialogue and debate. Her work has broadcast on PBS, Al Jazeera, BBC, Current TV and CBC Canada. Her feature documentary films include UNCOMMON GROUND, FALLON, NV: DEADLY OASIS, STRIPPED AND TEASED, ONE DAY LONGER, NO SWEAT, and most recently, WE ARE WISCONSIN, a film about the citizen uprising against anti-worker legislation, recently nominated for an International Documentary Association Award and featured on Moveon.org, “This film will be the record people will refer to a hundred years from now when they study this era of greed. ” said Michael Moore, who hosted her his Traverse City Film Festival in 2012.
Through her film work, Amie was asked to blog for Huffungton Post, and has written as a freelance journalist, most recently for Moveon.org and TruthDig. She also gave a Tedx TALK on women in media in Barcelona in 2015: Amie also worked as a freelance producer/director for Al Jazeera English and produced short documentaries, PSA’s, and political ads for a variety of clients, organizations, NGO’s, etc.
2016 - With And For Girls Award, 2015 - PlayMaker Award, SuperBowl 50, 2014 - Tedx Presenter, Barcleona, 2012 - International Documentary/ABC News Nominee, 2008 - Film Independent Directors Lab Fellow, 2006 - American Film Institute/ US Comm. on the Arts , 2000 - Paul Robeson Award, 1999 - International Documentary Assoc. Wolper Award, 1998 - SONY/Streisand Award for Emerging Female Directors, 1998 - MacArthur Foundation Global Peace Grant
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