Ken Schneider has edited over 35 feature-length documentaries, focusing on war and peace, human rights, artists’ lives, untold American histories, and contemporary social issues. Ken co-edited the Oscar-nominated Regret To Inform, described by the NY Times as “unforgettable…exquisitely filmed, edited and scored.”  His films have screened on PBS’ American Masters, POV, Independent LensFrontline, HBO, Showtime, in television and film festivals worldwide, and have been honored by Emmys, two Peabodys, a Columbia-Dupont, IDA awards, an Indie Spirit, top awards at Sundance, other major festival awards, and have been nominated for an Oscar and additional Emmys.

Ken’s work includes: Have You Heard From Johannesburg (Emmy winning series); The Good War and Those Who Refused To Fight ItEl PoetaOrozco: Man of FireRalph Ellison: An American JourneyStore WarsSchool Colors; Bolinao 52; Ancestors in the Americas and Speaking in Tongues. Ken’s editing can be viewed on

Ken lectures at NYU, Harvard, San Francisco City College, the SF Art Institute, and Chapman University. He lives in San Francisco with his wife and two kids.