ITVS / Series Producer of Independent Lens
Emmy Award-winning producer Amy Shatsky is the Series Producer of Independent Lens, PBS’s primetime documentary anthology series. She supervises the editorial, contracting, packaging and delivery of films for broadcast. Independent Lens films have garnered numerous accolades including Emmy Awards, Academy Award Nominations, DuPont Awards, and Peabody Awards, and the series was honored as Best Series by the International Documentary Association. In addition, Amy manages a portfolio of ITVS-funded films, and provides content development feedback to filmmakers. Amy joined Independent Lens and ITVS after more than 15 years producing documentaries and narrative feature films in New York. Her credits include award-winning films and television programs for HBO, PBS, Disney Channel, Starz, and Comedy Central, which have premiered at such venues as Sundance, SXSW, Venice, Tribeca and Toronto. Amy is a member of the Producer’s Guild of America and holds an MFA in film production from New York University and a BA from Cornell University.