Amy Ziering

Amy Ziering is an Emmy nominated and award-winning Los Angeles producer and director. Her most recent film, Outrage, was produced and distributed by Magnolia Pictures and had its television premiere on HBO. Ziering's previous release, The Memory Thief, which she produced, stars Mark Webber and Jerry Adler and is a thought provoking examination of the relationship between empathy, narcissism, and trauma. It was New York Times critics pick and won several festival awards. Ziering also co-directed and produced Derrida, a documentary about the world-renowned French philosopher and the philosophical movement known as deconstruction. The film premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, won the Golden Gate award at the San Francisco Film Festival, and was released theatrically by Zeitgeist Films. Ziering also produced Richard Cohen's critically acclaimed Taylor's Campaign, a documentary about Ron Taylor, a homeless person who ran for a seat on the Santa Monica City Council. Prior to becoming a filmmaker, Ziering taught literature and film at Yale University and Bennington College.