Immy Humes, Consultant

Immy Humes is an independent documentary filmmaker and TV producer. Her work has a wide range of subject, with underlying social and political themes related to justice, class, gender, and race. It has a distinctive, recognizable, voice and often uses an indirect approach or humor. Her most recent film, Doc, opened at Film Forum and aired on PBS. About her late father, HL “Doc” Humes, it is a political, personal, and cultural tale of mental illness, drugs, and creativity. Critics called it “exquisite,” “fascinating,” “engaging,” nothing short of inspiring… deliciously ironic.” Immy’s first film, A Little Vicious, about an alleged pit bull, was nominated for an Academy Award. She has won a MacDowell Colony fellowship; screenings at MOMA and festivals from Amsterdam to Arkansas; grants from the NEA, NYSCA, Soros, ITVS, NEH, CPB and others. Her work has aired on PBS, NBC News, A&E, National Geographic, Court TV, and Michael Moore’s TV Nation.