Amy Schatz

Amy Schatz

(She/Her)

Full Bio
Amy Schatz is a director and producer of children’s shows and documentaries whose work has earned multiple Emmy, Directors Guild of America, and Peabody Awards. Recent films include HBO’s 2020 Emmy-winner, We Are the Dream: the Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical and The Runaway Bunny, a musical based on the children’s classic. Additional titles include films for young people that explore some of life’s big subjects – from climate change to the Holocaust, to poetry and love: Song of Parkland, The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm, the Saving My Tomorrow series, Goodnight Moon, Classical Baby, and two films about 9/11: What Happened on September 11 and In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11.

Professional Credits
We Are the Dream: the Kids of the Oakland MLK Oratorical, The Runaway Bunny, Song of Parkland, The Number on Great-Grandpa’s Arm, the Saving My Tomorrow series, Goodnight Moon, Classical Baby, What Happened on September 11, In the Shadow of the Towers: Stuyvesant High on 9/11, and more
Industry Awards
8 Primetime Emmy Awards, 7 Animation Emmys
7 Directors Guild of America Awards, 12 Nominations
3 Peabody Awards
Professional Groups
DGA
Occupations
Director, Producer
Countries Worked In
France
Other Countries Worked In
UK, Israel
Foreign Languages Spoken
French
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