Amy Hart has directed, written and produced two independent documentary films; more than 100 hour-long educational broadcast programs; and dozens of 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 and is available for directing your next production. 

Secret Ingredients - Documentary Film


This powerful film highlights the story of Kathleen DiChiara and her family 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

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.  

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.  

Watch the film on Freshwater International site. 

9/11 health Center Campaign

World Trade Center - 9/11 Environmental Health Center

This multi-media (TV, radio, print) outreach campaign was designed to inform survivors of the 9/11 disaster in downtown NYC that free healthcare was available to them. The dramatically campaign, with SAG actors, was highly effective and increased response rates by 91% - and elements of it are still currently in use in 2020. 

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.

DC Climate Rally Slideshow

DC Climate Rally slideshow 

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.




Hart is an award-winning filmmaker and photographer based in the SF Bay Area who specializes in event and portrait photography. She is the official photographer for Times Square New Year's Eve celebrations, Solstice Yoga and other large scale events. Currently based in Northern California, Hart often travels for film productions and photoshoots across the country and around the world,.



Amy Hart has a gift for capturing the moment - whether it's a superstar singing to mega crowds in Times Square, an art-lover gazing at a work of fine art, or professional colleagues sharing their latest research at an annual meeting, she's a master at capturing the radiance of people in any situation.  




In addition to directing hundreds of productions for clients and institutions, Hart has made two award-winning independent documentaries. Her films and campaigns effectively present the problems and highlight the solutions through heartfelt human stories. 

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San Francisco, California, United States