Nancy Novack

Fine Arts


B.A.S., University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Nancy Novack's editorial work includes Spike Lee's When The Levees Broke for HBO (Emmy: Outstanding Editing; Emmy: Outstanding Non-Fiction program; The Best Documentary and Human Rights awards at The Venice Film Festival; The NAACP Image award; Peabody; The Sidney Hillman Award; The George Polk Award for Journalism); Clinton for PBS (EMMY nominated for Outstanding Non-Fiction Writing); My Lai for PBS (Emmy: Outstanding Direction of a Non Fiction Program, Peabody); Broadway: The American Musical for PBS, (Emmy: Best Non-Fiction series. Theatrical features include: Off The Rez, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Accidental Advocate which appeared in theaters at event screenings all across the country, Leap of Faith, which was selected for the Boston, New York and Atlanta Jewish Film Festivals, and The Farm: 10 Down - a follow up film to the Academy Award nominated documentary feature The Farm: Life in Angola Prison, which she also co-directed. She is currently editing Southern Rites, a documentary film exploring racism in Southern Georgia.