Newtown
April 3, 9 pm

Newtown

  • BY Kim A. Snyder | IN Youth & Family
    Premieres April 3, 2017

About the Film

Filmed over the course of nearly three years, Newtown uses deeply personal, never-before-heard testimonies to tell the story of the aftermath of the Sandy Hook Elementary mass shooting, the deadliest school shooting in American history. Through raw and heartbreaking interviews with parents, siblings, teachers, doctors, and first responders, Newtown documents a traumatized community still reeling from the senseless  killing, fractured by grief but driven toward a sense of purpose. MORE

The Filmmaker

Kim A. Snyder’s last feature documentary, Welcome to Shelbyville, was nationally broadcast on Independent Lens. In 2007, Snyder co-founded the BeCause Foundation to direct and produce a series of socially conscious documentaries which have won numerous awards with campaigns furthering the work of the social innovators they highlight. Her award-winning directorial debut feature documentary, I Remember Me, was theatrically distributed by Zeitgeist Films. In 1994, she associate produced the Academy Award-winning short film Trevor directed by Peggy Rajski. Snyder graduated with a Masters in International Affairs from the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies and resides in New York City. LESS

Film Credits

Directed and Produced by
Kim A. Snyder

Produced by
Maria Cuomo Cole

Edited by
Gabriel Rhodes

Director of Photography
Derek Wiesehahn

Cinematography
Jake Clennell and Naiti Gámez

Supervising Composer and Main Theme by
Fil Eisler

EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Nick Stuart
CarolAnne Dolan
Sally Jo Fifer
Lois Vossen
Regina K. Scully
Jamie Wolf
Mara Sandler
Liz Lefkofsky
Geralyn White Dreyfous

CO-EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS
Kim Brizzolara
Joan Platt

MUSIC BY
Tyler Bates
Jeff Beal
Sean Callery
George S. Clinton
Miriam Cutler
Jeff Danna
Rob Duncan
Christopher Drake
Fil Eisler
Chris Lennertz
Deborah Lurie
Dino Meneghin
Blake Neely
Mark Renk
Mikael Sandgren
Gingger Shankar
Rob Simonsen

SOUND DESIGN
Robert Hein

SOUND RECORDING
Taylor Roy
David Schumacher

MUSIC EDITORS
Mikael Sandgren
Joshua Winget

MUSIC EDITOR AND CONSULTANT
Suzana Perić

CONTRIBUTING EDITORS
Penelope Falk
Caitlyn Greene
Russ Greene

ASSOCIATE EDITOR
Alex Bayer

CO-PRODUCER
Linda Saffire

CONSULTING PRODUCER
Amy Hobby

LINE PRODUCER
Michelle Budnick-Duque

SUPERVISING PRODUCER
Amy Shatsky

ASSOCIATE PRODUCERS
Lisa Duva
Hilary McHone
Adam Miller
Laura Snow
Amanda Goscinski

POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Brandt Gassman

ASSOCIATE POST-PRODUCTION SUPERVISOR
Nora Unkel

MUSIC SUPERVISOR
Jackie Mulhearn

DIALOGUE EDITOR
Sylvia Menno

RE-RECORDING MIXERS
Robert Hein
Josh Berger

POST-PRODUCTION SOUND
Harbor Sound

EDITORIAL CONSULTANTS
Jeremiah Zagar
Sam Pollard
Geoff Richman
Ra’anan Alexandrowicz

ASSISTANT EDITORS
Jonathan Abreu
Jake Baker
Ian Holden
Gabriel Long
Scott Schuler
Christine Simon

SKYDIVING CAMERA OPERATOR
Norman Kent

AERIAL CINEMATOGRAPHY
John M. Duber
John-David Currey

ADDITIONAL CAMERA
Jennifer Cox
Tina DiFeliciantonio
Mai Iskander
Niall Preston
Alex Bayer
Joshua Peters

ASSISTANT CAMERA
Vincent Rappa
Cristina Wolf

ADDITIONAL SOUND
Jonathan Andrews
Rob Bullis
Carl Carden
Jonathan Cohen
Stuart Deutsch
Tammy Douglas
Rob Garcia
Ethan Goldberger
Jerry Stein
Leslie Taylor
Jane Wagner
Avi Zev Weider

SECOND UNIT FIELD PRODUCERS
Katie Taber
Anna Stypko

ARCHIVAL RESEARCHERS
Rich Remsberg
Amy Rockefeller

TITLES AND GRAPHIC DESIGN
Momentist, Inc.

COLOR BY
RCO

CONDUCTORS
Fil Eisler
Blake Neely
George S. Clinton

SCORING MIXER
James Hill

SCORE TECHNICAL ENGINEER
Andrés Locsey

ORCHESTRATIONS BY
Tim Davies

PRODUCTION ACCOUNTANTS
David Harrison
K.A. Trotter

TRAUMA SPECIALIST
Dr. David Grand

PUBLICITY
Ryan Werner and Charlie Olsky

PRODUCTION COUNSEL
Law Offices of Marilyn G. Haft, P.C

ADDITIONAL LEGAL SERVICES
David Dreilinger Esq.
Donaldson + Callif, LP
Law Offices of Rosalind Lichter

WEB DEVELOPMENT
Orange Static

IMPACT STRATEGIST
Lina Srivastava

OFFICE AND EDIT SUITE
DuArt Film & Video

EQUIPMENT RENTAL
Adorama

ARCHIVAL FOOTAGE AND STILLS
ABC News Video Source
AP Archive
C-SPAN
Connecticut Public Affairs Network
Corbis Images
F.I.L.M. Archives
Fox 61 WTIC
Getty Images
ITN Source
NBC Universal Archives
Newtown Police Department
State of Connecticut Office of the Child Advocate
The White House
The Barden Family
The Clements Family
The Hockley Family
The Malin Family
The Wheeler Family
Wazee Digital/CBS News
WMUR
WTNH

MUSIC
‘Up on the House Top’ / Benjamin Hanby
‘What a Wonderful World’ / Bob Thiele and George David Weiss
‘Hokey Pokey’ / Larry LaPrise
‘The Skye Boat Song’ / Sir Harold Boulton and Anne Campbelle MacLeod / Boulton and MacLeod

‘Just To See You Smile’
Written by Tony Martin & Mark Nesler
Performed by Mark Barden and Natalie Barden

SPECIAL THANKS
Susan Cashen
Kenneth Cole
Reverend Matt Crebbin
Chris Cuomo
Dana-Holcombe House
Dr. Joseph V. Erardi, Jr.
Melissa Glaser
Good Pitch
Sheila Leddy
Pat Llodra
Reverend Michael McBride
Miroslava Palavicini
Peggy Rajski
Pastor Sam Saylor
Arline Snyder

FISCAL SPONSORSHIP PROVIDED BY
Utah Film Center

FUNDING PROVIDED BY
Heavin-Weinman Family Trust Charitable Gift Fund
Sundance Institute Documentary Film Program
International Documentary Association Pare Lorentz Documentary Fund
Advent Lutheran Church
The Donald and Carole Chaiken Foundation
Dobkin Family Foundation
David desJardins and Nancy Blachman
New Hampshire Charitable Foundation
Jason Berman
Ken Pelletier
Judy Rice
And others. A complete list is available from PBS.

Newtown is a co-production of Mile 22 LLC and Independent Television Service (ITVS), in association with KA Snyder Productions, Cuomo Cole Productions, Artemis Rising and Transform Films, with funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB).

This program was produced by Mile 22 LLC, which is solely responsible for its content.

© Mile 22 LLC, 2016. All Rights Reserved.

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