Stephanie is a documentary editor and producer and was named a Karen Schmeer Diversity in the Edit Room Mentee for 2019. She recently edited Death Metal Grandma, which premiered at SXSW and was selected as a New York Times OpDoc. She was an Associate Producer on Kitty and Ellen, which screened at DocNYC. With Talking Eyes Media, Stephanie has edited and produced several documentaries and documentary interactives that move beyond the traditional narrative mold. She’s also a core contributor to the online magazine Newest Americans, where she edits and produces short stories that explore the immigrant-rich community in Newark, NJ. Stephanie graduated with a BA in Documentary Studies and Production and minors in Art and Environmental Studies from Ithaca College. She hopes to continue to create meaningful media that inspires empathy and understanding.
HONORS & AWARDS
2019, Death Metal Grandma, Best Documentary at the Emerging Filmmakers Pavilion at Cannes Film Festival
2018, Death Metal Grandma, SXSW Official Selection, DOCNYC,
2017, Kitty and Ellen, DOCNYC, CUCALORUS FILM FESTIVAL, Official Selection Westchester Jewish Film Festival.
Crossing Brooks County, 2016 National Film Festival for Talented Youth
2015, Metamorphosis, Nomination, The Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability at the College Television Awards
2013, Expressions of Hope, Winner, The Loreen Arbus Focus on Disability at the College Television Awards
2015, Metamorphosis, Official Selection Awareness Film Festival
2015 Metamorphosis, Best of Park, Park School of Communications, Ithaca College