Sid Levin

Sid Levin is a three-time Cine Gold Eagle Award winner for Cinematography and Editing and as DP/Editor, was awarded a 2008 Emmy for "Song for New Orleans", a look at the lives of the musicians of New Orleans during and post Katrina.

Upon graduation from Emerson College in 1978, he joined Boston’s WBZ-TV in the programming department. His capabilities in all areas of television production soon earned him a position of Associate Producer with the award-winning and nationally-syndicated program Evening/PM Magazine. His responsibilities included producing, cinematography and editing. In 1991, along with his wife Nancy, they started FirstFrame, Inc., a creative media group, whose clients include advertising agencies, broadcast and cable, as well as, Fortune 500 companies - NBC, ABC, CBS, PBS, Animal Planet, A&E, MTV, HBO, Paramount Pictures, Fox Television, SyFy Channel, TLC, HGTV, Food Network, NBA Entertainment, Reebok, Apple, Raytheon, Lockheed-Martin, Silicon Graphics, NY Times Newspaper Group, Fidelity Investments, Searle Pharmaceuticals-UK, Hill Holiday, Staples, Avid Technology, Discovery, History, Red Bull, and Family House Productions – Germany.  

PBS tapped the resources of FirstFrame to produce the multi award-winning and nationally televised documentary featuring Muhammad Yunus, who recently received the Nobel Peace Prize.

During the summer months, Sid teaches at the Maine Media Workshops in Rockport, ME.