Amy Shatsky

Series Producer
Independent Lens / ITVS
Emmy Award-winning producer, Amy Shatsky is the Series Producer of Independent Lens, PBS’s primetime documentary series. She joined ITVS in 2011 and 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 was honored as Best Series by the IDA (International Documentary Association) four out of the last five years. 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, Warner Bros., Paramount, Disney Channel, Starz Encore, and Comedy Central, which have premiered at such venues as Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca, Venice and the Toronto Film Festival. 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.