Rebecca Cammisa Biography

Rebecca Cammisa, Director/Producer

In 2003, Rebecca Cammisa founded Documentress Films, teamed up with Mr. Mudd Productions, and began developing the 2010 OSCAR®-nominated documentary, “Which Way Home,” for which she received a 2006 Fulbright Fellowship for Filmmaking.

“Which Way Home” aired on HBO and was nominated for a 2010 Independent Spirit Award for Best Documentary, and four EMMY nominations. The film also received a 2010 Imagen Award for Best Documentary on Television.

Ms. Cammisa co-directed, co-produced, and shot the feature documentary film, “Sister Helen,” which aired on HBO, and won the Sundance Film Festival’s 2002 Documentary Directing Award, was nominated for both a 2004 EMMY Award for Outstanding Cultural and Artistic Programming, and an Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary Film Award by the Directors Guild of America. Rebecca has worked on various films and television series for IFC, A&E Films, and the History Channel.

In 2010, Rebecca was honored with a John Simon Guggenheim Fellowship for Filmmaking, and the Robert F. Kennedy Journalism Awards’ Grand Prize.