Amy Gerber-Stroh

Amy Gerber-Stroh

Gerber-Stroh’s films have won honors at numerous film festivals and professional venues, including Edinburgh International Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, Film Forum, Los Angeles, and Women In the Director’s Chair, Chicago. She also directed films for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1993 to 1996. She has had significant professional film experience in Hollywood and New York, working on several movie features by Roger Corman as well as casting 12 major motion pictures including The Mask of Zorro (Columbia Pictures), Goldeneye (MGM), Afterglow (Sony Pictures Classics), Tank Girl (United Artists) and Angels In The Outfield (Disney). Gerber-Stroh’s latest documentary, My Grandfather Was a Nazi Scientist: Opa, von Braun and Operation Paperclip, was selected for several film festivals and honorary screenings during the 2010-12 film festival circuit. Venues include the 17th Annual Independent’s Film Festival, The German-American Heritage Museum, The Education Channel, and a premiere invitation at the National Archives in Washington, D.C., presented by the Charles Guggenheim Center for Documentary Film. She is currently collaborating with award-winning filmmaker Ross Spears on a three-part series for PBS called The Truth About Trees: A Natural and Human History to be aired nationally.

Education

  • M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, School of Film/Video
  • B.A., Pennsylvania State University