Amy Gerber-Stroh

Amy Gerber-Stroh

Gerber-Stroh’s films have won honors at numerous film festivals and professional venues, including Edinburgh International Film Festival, Mill Valley Film Festival, Film Forum, Los Angeles, and Women In the Director’s Chair, Chicago. She also directed films for the Los Angeles County Museum of Art from 1993 to 1996. She has had significant professional film experience in Hollywood and New York, working on several movie features by Roger Corman as well as casting 12 major motion pictures including The Mask of Zorro (Goldeneye (MGM), Afterglow (Sony Pictures Classics), Tank Girl (United Artists) and Angels In The Outfield (Disney). Gerber-Stroh’s latest film, Do Cell Towers Dream of Morse Code? (2019), was honored with the Silver Award for Experimental Works at the 2020 University Film and Video Conference (home of the Journal of Film and Video), and also earned awards and acclaim at film festivals such as the Seattle True Independent Film Festival and Chicago’s International Art House Film Festival. Gerber-Stroh is currently producing a feature-length documentary about her great, great, grandparents who escaped slavery during the Civil War.

Professor Gerber-Stroh has accrued 40 years as a professional filmmaker and nearly three decades teaching film in higher education. For her, immersion in both vocations is the key to success and fulfillment. Her story 

Education

  • M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, School of Film/Video
  • B.A., School of Communication, Pennsylvania State University