Alistair Shurman

Year Started: 2006
Website: ashurmanedit
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Editor, Co-Producer (2017-2018)
16 Bars (2018 DOCLANDS Audience Award Winner, 2018 DOCNYC)
Feature-length music documentary that offers a rare glimpse of the human stories and songs
that are locked away in our nation‘s jails and prisons.

Editor (2017)
200 Miles (2017 Tribeca Film Festival)
The inspiring story of ultra-marathoner, Eric Gelber, who attempted to run a record 200 miles
around New York's Central Park to raise awareness and $1 million dollars for the Multiple
Myeloma Research Foundation.

Editor (2015 – 2017 )
ESPN'S Basketball: A Love Story (ESPN October 2018)
63-part series of shorts featuring the sport's biggest names.

Editor (2016)
Kerri Walsh Jennings: Gold Within (NBC, DICK’S SPORTING GOODS)
The journey of three-time Olympic gold medalist Kerri Walsh Jennings as she balances
motherhood, shoulder surgery, and qualifying for her fifth Olympic Games with new partner April

Editor (2015)
Fair Chase (2015 Santa Barbara International Film Festival)
With only running shoes, endurance, and a sense of the absurd, top distance runners from
around the world team up to test the evolutionary theory that running was the first human
weapon, key to our species survival.

Marvel and ESPN Films Present 1 of 1: Origins
Series Editor (2015)

Angel of Nanjing
Editor (2014)
Feature-length documentary following one devoted man as he patrols the Yangtze River Bridge in Nanjing - one of the most famous bridges in Chin, but also the most popular place in the world to commit suicide.
(Big Apple Film Festival 2015 - Winner- Best Documentary Film
Catalina Film Festival 2015 - Winner - Best Documentary
Chagrin Documentary Film Festival 2015 - Winner - Service Above Self Award, Best Documentary
Long Island International Film Expo 2015 - Winner -Best Documentary
New Jersey International Festival 2015 - Grand Prize Best Documentary Film
Phoenix Film Festival 2015 - Copper Wing Award Best Documentary, Sidney K. Shapiro Humanitarian Award
Rhode Island International Film Festival 2015 - First Prize "Helping Hand" International Humanitarian Award)

No Más
Editor (2013)
ESPN 30 for 30 feature-length documentary about the ongoing and unfinished feud between Sugar Ray Leonard and Roberto Duran
(2014 EMMY - Outstanding Sports Documentary Series)
Director - Eric Drath (EMMY Winner, “Assault in the Ring,” René)

I Learn America
Editor (2012)
Feature-length documentary about a group of teenage immigrants adjusting to life and school in America
(World Premiere AFI DOCS 2013, DOC NYC 2013, Television Premiere Al Jaazeer America)
Directors - Jean-Michelle Dissard (EMMY Nominated Producer - Riker's High), Gitte Peng

Everybody Street
Editor (2012)
Feature-length documentary chronicling New York's best street photographers of the past and present
(World Premiere Hot DOCS 2013)
Director - Cheryl Dunn (Sped, Backworlds for Words, Beautiful Losers)

Editor (2011)
Feature-length documentary that follows 3 healthcare workers as they try to combat infant and maternal mortality in their respective countries
(World Premiere Montreal Film Festival 2012)
Director - Brenda Davis

Run for Your Life
Editor (2008)
Feature-length documentary about the enigmatic founder of the NYC Marathon, Fred Lebow
(World Premiere Tribeca Film Festival 2008, 2012 EMMY Nomination)
Director- Judd Ehrlich (EMMY Nominated Director, Mayor of the West Side)

Pressure Cooker
Additional Editor (2008)
Feature-length documentary about a group of high-school students in East Philadelphia competing for culinary scholarships
(World Premiere LA Film Festival 2008, 2009 EMMY Nomination)
Director - Jennifer Grausman
Co-Director/Editor - Mark Becker (Romantico, Lost Boys of Sudan)
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