Sam Pollard is an award-winning feature film and television video editor, documentary producer/director and New York University professor whose career spans almost thirty years. His documentaries have appeared on HBO and PBS American Experience among many others. He has co-produced documentaries with Spike Lee and edited a number of his feature films. He has won multiple Emmy awards and the George Foster Peabody award. From time to time, he serves on advisory committees for the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Endowment for the Arts, and the Independent Television Service (ITVS).