Recently, Adam edited a New York Times Opinion video about a lack of PPE for healthcare workers. He edited a video about a lack of paid sick leave at McDonald's for its franchise workers. He also edited a story about content moderation in war zones. Before that Adam edited a Times Opinion video about gun violence. He previously worked as a senior staff editor with The New York Times video desk where he focused on editing their cooking guides.
Adam co-edited A Girl Named C, a feature documentary directed by Emily Kassie. The film premiered at the 2018 Austin Film Festival. Additional feature credits include treasure (cinematographer / director: dream hampton / Los Angeles Film Festival 2015); Exit 117 (associate producer / director: Kevin McMullin)
Selected clients include Mike Slott, The National Book Foundation, Warp Records, LuckyMe, Sub Pop, NBC News, MoRuf, TNGHT, Anchor.fm, and NBC Telemundo. While working as a video journalist in Ferguson, Missouri he made the short film one nation. In Detroit he documented protestors outside the Dearborn Heights police station following the murder of Renisha McBride.
Born and raised in Philadelphia, he has a degree in filmmaking from New York University where he concentrated on film, photography, and human rights. He was an intern at HZ Films (Public Record) where he cut a music video for Efterklang. After NYU, Adam co-founded and directed the first three seasons of Brothers Green, a cooking show based in Brooklyn. A huge fan and supporter of The Bronx Documentary Center, he's inspired by their mission in teaching and encouraging students to learn about image making.
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