Biography

Emmy Award winning and Oscar nominated filmmaker Lisa Shreve has edited and produced over one hundred television documentaries, narrative films, newsmagazine segments, music videos and corporate films.

Lisa’s work has appeared on PBS, HBO, MTV, ABC, NBC, CBS as well as most of the major cable channels. She has worked with such figures as Barbara Walters, Diane Sawyer, John Stossel, Linda Ellerbee, Mike Wallace, Peter Jennings, Michael Bay, and Lisa Ling, among others.

A native of Philadelphia, Pa., Lisa moved to New York to earn a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Film from New York University School of the Arts (now Tisch School of the Arts) where Martin Scorcese was her professor. Prior to her career in television and films she acted in Off-Off Broadway theatre, worked as a still photographer and sang backup in The Stilettos, a seventies New York rock group.

Lisa is currently a producer/editor on the independent documentary Miracle on 42nd Street, winner of the 2020 New York Regional Emmy® Award for Best Documentary, Associate Producer and Supervising Editor on Created Equal: Clarence Thomas In His Own Words which premiered in 110 theatres nationwide in 2020 and airs on PBS on May 18, 2020 and producer/editor of Outlaw, a short dramatic film directed by Elizabeth Kemp. She is also embarking on a new career teaching editing at the New York Film Academy.