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Faculty Fellows

Senior Faculty Fellow, Brigid Maher

Haley KHaley Klezmer  is an MA candidate in the Film and Media Production program at American University. Currently, she works as a post-production supervisor at True Stories Production Company, which frequently collaborates on the upcoming projects of Academy Award documentarian Barbara Kopple. At Indiana University she received her B.A. in journalism with a multimedia concentration. During her time as an undergrad, she had internships at her local NPR affiliate - WFYI, CBS News in London, True Stories Production Company and The Center For Excellence for Women and Technology. Her short documentary Queen KP received a NATAS Lower Great Lakes Emmy nomination in 2021. This past summer, she was a post-production supervisor on iHeart Radio's 11-part investigative podcast titled After the Uprising: The Death of Danyé Dion Jones. Haley's fellowship includes work on the outreach campaign for the Community Voice Lab Production, Street Reporter

Student Fellows

Heather BrumleyHeather Brumley is an MFA candidate in Film and Media Arts at American University. She has a Bachelor's degree in Theatre Arts and spent many years working in different facets of the film industry in Los Angeles, CA. She recently moved back to the US from Ireland, where she completed an MPhil in Peace and Conflict Studies from Trinity College Dublin. Heather's work and primary field of research while in Ireland centered around storytelling practices as it relates to peacebuilding and trauma. She worked with WAVE Trauma Centre in Northern Ireland, which serves victims and survivors of the Troubles, and completed an oral history project for them set to be released in March of 2022. Heather's fellowship includes assistanting with the Community Documentary course and coordinating the outreach campaign for the Community Voice Lab production, Street Reporter