_Ami Capen is a producer, editor and videographer based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received a B.A. from UC Berkeley in 1998 in the
Interdisciplinary Studies Field Major (ISF), with an emphasis in film
Capen's professional experience is dynamic - she has worked with many high-tech and corporate clients, but also enjoys working with non-profits and small businesses. Past clients include Adobe, Apple Computer, Google, Facebook, Louis Vuitton, Publicis & Hal Riney, Young & Rubicam, D&B Digital, Olivia, Hotbed Media, West Coast Green, Institute for New Economic Thinking (Soros) and Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.
Additionally, Capen has produced web series, short films and holds multiple credits on documentary films such as National Geographic’s Strange Days on Planet Earth series (2005), Nat Geo Explorer's How to Build an Ancient Man (2011), PBS's In
the Light of Reverence (2000), and a current documentary in progress, El pais de la yuca (Land of the Yucca), about the Shuar tribe in the Ecuadorean Amazon. She has also field produced for MTV’s True Life documentary
series. She produced and edited the short films Chile Verde (2004) and Finding La Llorona (2005). Capen is currently producing and editing an ongoing cooking series for the web, Wellness for Life, for Alta Bates Summit Medical Center.
Capen has taught digital editing and documentary filmmaking classes for
Film Arts Foundation, the Academy of Art University, BAVC, and the Bay
Area International Latino Film Festival’s Youth in Video program.