Amelia Hanibelsz

Mixed-Race, South Asian

Executive Producer : USC SHOAH FOUNDATIONSenior Producer : VICEBoard Member : FILMAIDFounder : Executive Producer : TELL2C PRODUCTIONSDocumentary Member : TELEVISION ACADEMY


Amelia is a two-time Primetime Emmy-nominated Supervising Producer and Genesis Award-winning producer-director.   In 2020 Amelia wrapped as a Senior Producer for VICE on a series about young global activists called "The New Resistance." Currently, she is working as an Executive Producer at the USC SHOAH Foundation, supporting the creation of immersive and educational content inspired by over 55,000 testimonials of Holocaust and Genocide survivors from around the world.   Over the past 20+ years, Amelia has acquired extensive experience in discovering and cultivating new talent for content initiatives on leading media networks such as Discovery, A&E, National Geographic, Animal Planet, The Smithsonian Channel, MTV, and VICE.   She worked as the VP of Development for the award-winning production company Pangolin Pictures in New York for seven years. In 2013, Amelia founded Tell2C Productions to continue to utilize her storytelling skills for good. Since then, she has collaborated with FilmAid and the talented filmmakers of Kakuma Refugee Camp and is now proudly a FilmAid Board Member.   She was a judge for the Reel Impact and IOM Global Migration Film Festival, which was in 106 Countries with over 500 screenings, a judge for the 41st and now the 42nd News and Doc and the 73rd LA Emmys, and a senior production consultant for WHO. She is an active member of the Television Academy, Global Impact Producers, and last but not least, a proud member of Brown Girl Doc Mafia.

Active Projects

Amelia is currently proud to be an Executive Producer for the USC Shoah Foundation. She leads the creative for various multimedia productions focused on testimonials of holocaust and genocide survivors from around the world. Segments are focused on innovation through immersive storytelling via 360, VR, and non-fiction for educational and historical purposes.

She is the Founder of Tell2C Productions, a global collective of award-winning female filmmakers who believe in storytelling as a force for change. They are dynamic and passionate communicators who produce content in innovative ways, using virtual reality, animation, participatory community engagement, podcasts, social media, and film.

Tell2C is currently developing a dramatic true-crime series, a non-fiction series for VICE, and impact producing a feature-length documentary on young global climate activists.

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