Adam is a documentary filmmaker based in New York City.
He co-edited, A Girl Named C.
He edited a short documentary investigating crimes against humanity in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo.
Previously he worked with the NYT Cooking Section as a video editor where he edited some of their Cooking Guides. Prior to that he was a video journalist at Yahoo News documenting protests in Ferguson, and Baltimore. He created one nation from material photographed while in St. Louis.
As a cinematographer, he photographed "treasure" a feature length documentary about nineteen year old trans woman Shelly 'Treasure' Hilliard whose murder involved police coercion, Jim Crow drug laws, the criminalization of sex work and transphobia. The film is about a young Detroit trans community activated by her death, and her family, who are suing for justice. It premiered at the Los Angeles Film Festival in 2015.
He is a graduate of New York University's Tisch School of the Arts where he studied filmmaking.
adam.saewitz [at] gmail.com