Kate Amend

Kate Amend is an American documentary film editor whose career spans more than thirty years. She is known for being a dedicated editor who finds the emotional center of each scene she works with. A member of American Cinema Editors, Amend is the recipient of an Eddie Award for Into the Arms of Strangers: ''Stories of the Kindertransport'' (2001); she was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award for ''The Case Against 8'' (2014). She was the editor on two Academy Award-winning films: [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0248912/?ref_=nv_sr_1 Into the Arms of Strangers] (2014) and the [https://www.imdb.com/title/tt0119561/?ref_=fn_al_tt_2 Long Way Home] (1997). She is the recipient of the International Documentary Association’s inaugural award for Outstanding Achievement in Editing. Amend graduated from UC Berkeley and San Francisco State University with a master's in humanities, later gaining an interest in film while teaching her discipline at the City College of San Francisco. She worked briefly at a production company of exploitation films before breaking into documentary work as an apprentice editor on Johanna Demetrakas's ''Right Out of History'' (1980). Amend is also noted for her work on ''Birth Story'' (2012) and ''The Long Way Home'' (1997). Provided by Wikipedia

by Amend, Kate
Published 2000
Documentary Educational Resources (DER)