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Amber F.

Brooklyn, NY 11216, USA1 review

$400 - $600 / Day

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Top Services

  • Documentary DP

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  • Video Editor - News

  • Commercial DP

Equipment

Video

  • Full HD video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent

Audio

  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic

Miscellaneous

  • Shoulder rig

About Amber

Amber Fares is an award-winning documentary director and cinematographer. Her feature length directorial debut Speed Sisters premiered at Hot Docs in 2015, where it was one of the top 20 Audience Choice Awards. Speed Sisters has played in over 60 film festivals around the world, including Sheffield, Melbourne, CPH:Dox and Doc NYC. It won the Audience Award for Best Feature at the Irish Film Institute Doc Festival, the Jury Award for Best Documentary at the Adelaide Film Festival, Vail Film Festival and the Youth Jury and Broadcast Awards at CMCA PriMed. Amber’s continually expanding storytelling approach is driven by the belief that personal stories can best help connect audiences to important topics and issues. She has worked with organizations like ACLU, UNICEF, UNRWA, Defence for Children International and Christian Relief Services. Amber was a 2014 Sundance Institute Edit and Story Lab Fellow.

Top Projects

  • HOME (UNRWA - Peace Starts Here)

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Production Company

    Peace Starts Here is a 15 online documentary series produced for UNRWA. Home" is a first-hand account of a family of refugees whose house was demolished before their eyes.

  • AFTERMATH (UNRWA - Peace Starts Here)

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Production Company

    This is part of a 15 part series created for UNRWA. Mohammad spent 20 years working as a labourer in Israel, where he made enough money to build a house for his family. However, the house was destroyed in Operation Cast Lead and now Mohammad is struggling to make ends meet.

  • Peace Starts Here - online campaign

    • Commercial DP
    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    SocDoc Studios worked with UNRWA to envision and develop a new multimedia micro-site to highlight the plight of some five million registered Palestine refugees, and to develop an engaging, intimate visual language for communicating the organization’s mission, work and impact.

  • A STEP FORWARD (UNRWA - Peace Starts Here)

    • Documentary DP
    • Commercial DP
    • Video Editor - News
    • Production Company

    Peace Starts Here is a 15 episode online documentary series produced for UNRWA. Ala'a's dreams are fairly modest: a home, a wife, a family. But with no profession, Ala'a was trapped in a cycle of poverty and these dreams were out of his reach.

  • The Drive

    • Documentary DP
    • Video Editor - News

    This video highlights one of the characters from the feature length documentary Speed Sisters. It won the top project for Madonna's #artforfreedom project in January 2014 (http://artforfreedom.com).

All Services

Pre-Production

  • Fixer

Production Support

  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Commercial DP
  • Documentary DP

Post-Production

  • Sound Mixer
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News

Amber's Clients

  • Socdoc Studios
  • United Nations Relief and Works Agency
  • CNN Vision

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