Book your 1 hour photography portfolio review with Amy Pereira

Independent Creative Director, Editor And Curator

  • Project Development
  • Narrative
  • Storytelling
  • Editing
  • English


Amy is an independent photography director, editor and curator specializing in developing projects at the intersection of contemporary documentary and fine art photography. She draws on two decades working with some of the world’s finest photographers, media companies and organizations. She partners with a range of clients including cultural institutions, publishers, brands, agencies, and independent photographers to produce engaging and impactful modern visual narratives for exhibitions, campaigns, books, and digital presentations. She is the former Director of Photography at MSNBC in New York where she spearheaded many noteworthy long-form projects including The Geography of Poverty by Matt Black (an eight-part series published between 2015-2017 for MSNBC, and later TIME 2018),Continental Drift made in partnership with Magnum Photos (an eleven-part series published over the whole 2016 for MSNBC), and Political Theatre by Mark Peterson (a three year collaboration from 2014-2016 published by Steidl Books). Prior to that she was a longtime senior photo editor at Newsweek International and a contributing photo editor at The New Yorker. She frequently sits on international juries and has been a mentor for the Magnum Foundation’s Photography & Social Justice Fellowship for the past two years as well as taught a variety of masterclasses and workshops including the World Press Photo Foundation’s Joop Swart Masterclass. Amy is currently the Artistic Director for an original fine art curatorial commission from The Olympic Foundation for Culture & Heritage in Lausanne, Switzerland entitled Olympism Made Visible, a large scale photography project spanning five continents with five artists; Lorenzo Vitturi, Vanessa Winship, Alex Majoli, Max Pinckers, and Nico Krijno. The exhibition launched in Buenos Aires, Argentina in fall 2018 and is ongoing.

In a review, Amy can offer guidance on a specific body of work (especially long-form projects) at any stage of the process. She can give suggestions and critiques around project development, identifying potential editorial and/or visual approaches, constructing story and/or narrative, editing, and general creative direction for digital presentations, print publications or exhibitions.

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