Kim A. Snyder
Kim A. Snyder directed the Peabody award-winning documentary Newtown, which premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and was named in Newsweek and Huffington Post among the top films of 2016. Newtown screened at premiere festivals worldwide and was theatrically released followed by a national broadcast on PBS's Independent Lens as the most widely watched documentary of the past decade. Her most recent film, Lessons from a School Shooting: Notes from Dunblane premiered at the 2018 Tribeca Film Festival and was awarded Best Documentary Short followed by the DocDispatch Award at the 2018 Sheffield DocFest; Lessons... is a Netflix Original and is streaming in 196 countries. Snyder directed, Welcome to Shelbyville, that was nationally broadcast on PBS's Independent Lens in 2011. In 2007, Kim co-founded the BeCause Foundation to direct and produce a series of socially conscious short documentaries which have won numerous awards with campaigns furthering the work of the social innovators they highlight. Kim's award-winning directorial debut feature documentary, I Remember Me was theatrically distributed by Zeitgeist Films. In 1994, she associate-produced the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor. Kim graduated with a Masters in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and resides in New York City.
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