Heidi Ewing, 2017
|Born||Farmington Hills, Michigan|
Heidi Ewing is a director, producer, and writer of documentary films. She and Rachel Grady founded Loki Films in 2001, and have collaborated on several documentaries together. She is best known as the co-director of Jesus Camp, which was nominated for an Academy Award for best documentary in 2006. Next came 12th & Delaware (HBO), which premiered at the 2010 Sundance Film Festival. The film "casts a heart-rending light on the abortion divide" (LA Times) and was honored with a Peabody Award. Detropia, a poetic look at Ewing's home town, also won several awards, including Best Editing at Sundance 2012, Outstanding Direction and Outstanding Original Score, at the 2013 Cinema Eye Honors for Nonfiction Filmmaking and a News and Documentary Emmy for editing. Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You was the opening night selection of the 2016 Sundance Film Festival and premiered on PBS American Masters on October 25, 2016. Other films as a director include The Boys of Baraka, Freakonomics, and The Education of Mohammed Hussein.
|The Boys of Baraka||2005||Baraka School, Kenya|
|Jesus Camp||2006||Kids On Fire School of Ministry, Becky Fischer|
|The Lord's Boot Camp||2008||Teen Missions International||Produced and aired for 48 Hours|
|Freakonomics (segment "Can You Bribe a 9th Grader to Succeed?")||2010||2005 book of the same name|
|12th & Delaware||2010||A crisis pregnancy center and an abortion clinic in Fort Pierce, Florida|
|Norman Lear: Just Another Version of You||2016||Norman Lear|
|A Dream Preferred||2016||Taharka Bros.|
|One of Us||2017||Four former members of the Hasidic Jewish community.|
- "Loki Films". Archived from the original on 2013-01-27. Retrieved 2012-12-31.
- Nord, Liz. "Michael Moore, Heidi Ewing, Rachel Grady and others turn out for Cinema Eye Honors documentary awards". January 11, 2013. The Christian Science Monitor. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
- "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2013-04-15. Retrieved 2012-12-31.
- Q&A with Heidi Ewing. C-SPAN.org. October 28, 2012.
- Jenkins, Mark (September 13, 2012). "Rachel Grady, Heidi Ewing show Detroit as ghost town in 'Detropia'". The Washington Post. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
- Heidi Ewing on IMDb
- "2012 Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady: Detropia". Sundance. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
- "Heidi Ewing and Rachel Grady on their Documentary 'Detropia'". August 22, 2012. Holly Reporter. Retrieved 22 March 2013.
- Appearances on C-SPAN
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