Amy Grumbling is an award-winning documentary filmmaker. She studied video production and forensic anthropology at Hampshire College. She is a freelance producer and editor at Serious Motion Pictures in NYC, where she works on industrial projects and co-produced the award-winning feature documentary “Heaven + Earth + Joe Davis,” about an eccentric artist who encodes poetry into DNA and sends messages into outer space. She's worked on numerous documentary and narrative film projects for clients including TakePart, NYU, Hunter-Cornell, and Spiegelworld. She spent a season as the Associate Programmer at UnionDocs, a non-profit documentary screening/event venue in Brooklyn. Amy also does performance art in NYC, and has been in group shows at such venues as Joe’s Pub, the Slipper Room, the Kraine Theater, 92nd St Y, and the Bell House. Amy has volunteered for three seasons at 826NYC (aka the Brooklyn Superhero Supply Store), helping kids write and shoot short films, usually with puppets. She has taught video production at the Federal Reserve Bank of NY. She can eat and breathe fire, is an ACA certified canoe trip leader at the North Brooklyn Boat Club, and an amateur flamenco dancer.