Ken Schneider

Ken Schneider has collaborated with Abby Ginzberg as an editor, co-producer and co-director.  He has edited three of Abby's films-Cruz Reynoso: Sowing the Seeds of JusticeSoft Vengeance: Albie Sachs and the New South Africa (also co-producer); and most recently And Then They Came for Us (also co-director).

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