Amy Ferraris is a documentary film editor and filmmaker whose work is distinguished by its compassion, humor and unexpected depth. Her feature editing credits include Seeking Asian Female and The Grace Lee Project, both of which premiered at South by Southwest. Her work has enjoyed great success on the festival circuit, including at Tribeca, LAFF, True/False, DocNZ and AFIDocs, where it won "Best of Fest." Ms. Ferraris has significant experience in editing and writing first-person documentaries and working with first-time filmmakers. But she continues to broaden her experience and enjoys new challenges. Her latest feature editing credit is Breathe in the Light, an observational documentary about four survivors of sexual assault who go on a week-long wilderness trek in Alaska. Ms. Ferraris' broadcast work has appeared on PBS, the Sundance Channel, Animal Planet, NatGeo and A&E, among others.
Ms. Ferraris is a native Californian. Raised in San Francisco, she also lived in Los Angeles for a decade and deeply loves both Northern and Southern California. She currently lives in Oakland with her husband-like friend and their two children.