Amy Oden

Multiple Emmy Award winning producer and director Amy Oden currently directs the video team at the Human Rights Campaign, where she produces and supervises the production of video content advocating for the LGBTQ+ community. Prior to this role, she was a senior producer and manager of multiplatform strategy at PBS's Maryland Public Television, where she shed light on a variety of social and scientific topics, including the Baltimore uprising, fracking, mass incarceration, and the opioid crisis. Her latest independent short, "Lipstick and Leather" is distributed by PBS's Reel South, and her other recent short "Calasag" was fiscally sponsored by the International Documentary Association, and was granted a fellowship in the Saul Zaentz Innovation Fund at Johns Hopkins. Amy holds a BA in Journalism from the University of Maryland, and an MA in Gender and Media from George Washington University. Her work has won Communicator, Emmy, Davey, and W3 Awards, and she currently serves on the board of Women in Film and Video in Washington, DC.