Ami Capen is a producer/editor/content creator based in the San Francisco Bay Area. Currently, she is producing/ directing "The Adobe Illustrator Story" and editing for the PBS Series "Food Frontier."
Capen has produced social media content, short films, and perfomed multiple roles on long format documentaries and series'. Credits include National Geographic’s Strange Days on Planet Earth series (2005), Nat Geo Explorer's How to Build an Ancient Man (2011), In the Light of Reverence (2000), and Shiram Mama (Land of the Yucca), about the Shuar tribe in the Ecuadorean Amazon.
She has edited and created content for many small businesses and high-tech clients - including Apple, Adobe, Google, YouTube, Facebook, West Coast Green and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center. She is passionate about food, cooking, travel and exploring cultures and social issues through film making and social media.
Capen has taught digital editing and documentary filmmaking classes for Film Arts Foundation, the Academy of Art University, and the Bay Area International Latino Film Festival’s Youth in Video program. She received a B.A. from UC Berkeley in 1998 in the Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major (ISF), with an emphasis in film and anthropology.