Amie Williams, Producer
Amie Williams has been a labor activist/independent filmmaker for the past 15 years. Past documentary films have garnered international screenings and awards, from the Motion Picture Academy, American Film Institute, and the International Documentary Association, among others. Past works include: Uncommon Ground: From Los Angeles to South Africa (1994) about youth and apartheid; Stripped and Teased: Tales from Las Vegas Women(2001), broadcast on PBS and theatrically distributed; One Day Longer: The Story of the Frontier Strike (2003), commissioned by HEREIU; and Eye of the Storm: The Story of the Lockout for the International Longshoreman and Warehouse Union (2005).
She was awarded an ITVS/LINCS grant for the film Fallon, NV: A Deadly Oasis (2004), about a childhood leukemia cluster in a rural Nevada town near a military base. Amie has field produced numerous segments for such clients as BBC, Discovery Channel, Sweden Channel-1, Pro-Sieben, (Germany), Canal-Plus (France), the Learning Channel, and HBO/Cinemax. Amie also co-founded the CineVegas International Film Festival in 1998, bringing world cinema for the first time to the Las Vegas Strip. She is a graduate of Yale University (B.A. 1985) and the UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television (M.F.A., 1991). Amie is also a proud member of I.A.T.S.E. local 720 as a camera operator.