Amy Hart has directed, written and produced two independent documentary films; more than 100 hour-long educational broadcast programs; several health outreach campaigns and productions for high profile clients including the City of New York, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, Einstein Medical Sleep Study Center, Columbia University Women's Health, and UNICEF in Southern Sudan - to name a few. She has directed non-actors and professional SAG actors.

Documentary Short - Health & Society Scholars

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health & Society Scholars

A half-hour documentary on a post-doc scholar program focused on population health sciences, funded by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. Winner: Telly Award. 

Amy Hart: Director, producer, writer, editor.  

Secret Ingredients - Documentary Film


Could the food you're eating be causing your chronic disease? This powerful film, that highlights the story of Kathleen DiChiara and her family, shares compelling stories of people who regain their health and transform their lives after identifying the secret ingredients in their food, and making a bold commitment to avoid them. 

WINNER: RIFF Green Planet Award; Illuminate FF Impact Award; 

Amy Hart: Director, producer, writer, camera, editor.  

Watch it on iTunes 

Water First- Documentary Film


This award-winning film shot Malawi, Africa, sheds light on the need for access to clean water to address any development issues in developing countries - particularly girls education and empowerment. Winner: UN Environmental Programme Award, World Water Forum Film Fest Award, Fulbright Cultural Exchange Award.  

Amy Hart: Director, producer, writer, camera, editor.  

9/11 health Center Campaign

World Trade Center - 9/11 Health Center

Funded by the City of New York, this multi-media (TV, radio,print) outreach campaign was designed to inform survivors of 9/11 that free healthcare was available. The dramatic campaign increased response rates by 91%. 

Amy Hart: Director, producer, writer, creative director. 

Medical Training Video - Part I - "Missed Opportunities"

This is Part I of a training video that shows how to Not go about patient care. 

This production used professional actors rather than actual practitioners. 

Amy Hart wrote, produced, co-directed and co-edited both productions. 

Medical Training video - Part II - "Strategies in Action"

In Part II of the above video, in which the providers get it right. 

Teen Health Campaign

"You Matter" Campaign

A set of 30-second AIDS-prevention PSAs created in collaboration with an LGBT youth group at GMHC in NYC who came up with the theme and had creative input into the writing and production, and acted in them.

Amy Hart: Director, producer, co-writer.

Film Production



Focusing on global and public health issues that affect populations of people, Amy Hart integrates personal stories with scientific information to convey pertinent information in an engaging way. Her films have been shown at more than 100 festivals around the world and have garnered several awards including a Fulbright Cultural Exchange Award, the UN Environmental Award, World Water Forum Jury Award, an Initiatives for Women Award, two Impact Awards and a Green Planet Award. Hart was an adjunct professor at NYU for five years where she taught Public Health Through Film and Fiction. 


  • Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • National Academy of Medicine
  • City of New York 9/11 World Trade Center Health Center
  • New York Academy of Medicine
  • Opiod addiction prevention program
  • Einstein Medical - Healthy Sleep program
  • GMHC NYC Youth Center
  • SUNY Albany School of Public Health
  • Columbia University Women's Health Center
  • International Society of Urban Health - Nairobi
  • UNICEF - Southern Sudan


Comprehensive services for client projects include: 

  • Directing
  • Concept and scripting
  • Production management
  • Casting and pre-production
  • Production crew
  • Post-production editing, graphics, etc.