About ann collins


Ann is a New York based documentary film editor.

This year, she was nominated for an American Cinema Editor’s Eddie award
for her work on Griffin Dunne’s “Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold”
which premiered at the 2017 New York Film. Prior to that, she co-produced
and edited “Swim Team,” an independent documentary which has won
numerous awards and premiered this fall on PBS’s POV series.

Ann’s career began more than twenty-five years ago when she edited Gini
Reticker’s independent documentary, “The Heart of the Matter,” which
premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, winning the Freedom of
Expression Award. Her credits include the documentaries “Belly Talkers”,
“The Charcoal People”, and “Sound and Fury”, all of which premiered at
the Sundance Film Festival before receiving theatrical and television
distribution. “Sound and Fury” was nominated for an Academy Award.
For television, she edited “Frontline: Merchants of Cool“ and “Porgy &
Bess: An American Voice” as well as productions for Martha Stewart, MTV,
Lifetime, CBS, and PBS.

She has edited web projects for Etsy and Johns Hopkins University. She has
also worked extensively as a story consultant and consulting editor on
numerous independent documentaries.

Additionally, Ann teaches and mentors at the School of Visual Arts in the
Masters in Social Documentary and Masters in Photography, Video and
Related Media programs. She graduated cum laude from New York
University, receiving a BFA in film and television. She lives in Brooklyn
with her husband and two sons.