Adam Harrison Levy is a writer and freelance documentary film producer and director. He specializes in the art of the interview. For the BBC he has conducted interviews with a wide range of actors, writers, musicians and film-makers including Meryl Streep, Philip Glass, and Paul Auster. He was the U.S. producer for Selling the Sixties, a cultural history of advertising in New York in the early 1960s and Close Up, about the artist Chuck Close. His directing credits for the BBC include: Step Right Up and War Machine. He wrote the catalog essay for Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945, an exhibition at the International Center for Photography, and Saul Leiter: Retrospective at the Deichtohallen, Hamburg.
For the BBC and Channel 4 he has produced and directed interviews for films such as: Lou Reed Remembered, The Kennedys, D-Day to Berlin; Auschwitz: the Nazis and the Final Solution; the drama-documentary Hiroshima; and the The Genius of Photography. His journalism has appeared in The Huffington Post and The Guardian Weekend Magazine. In 2012 and 2013 he curated the BBC/SVA documentary film festival. In 2012 he was a Poynter Fellow at Yale University.
He teaches at the School of Visual Arts and in the Film Studies Department at Wesleyan University.