Adam Harrison Levy is a documentary film-maker and writer. He specializes in the art of the interview. For the BBC he has conducted interviews with a wide range of actors, writers and musicians including Meryl Streep, Philip Glass and Paul Auster. His documentary directing credits for the BBC include Step Right Up and War Machine and he was the US Producer for Selling the Sixties, a film about advertising in New York in the early 1960s. He has produced and directed interviews for films such as Lou Reed Remembered and D-Day to Berlin. He has also made short films about the sculptor David Smith and the poet laureate Tracy K. Smith.
He wrote a catalog essay for Hiroshima: Ground Zero 1945 at the International Center of Photography and Saul Leiter: Retrospective at the Deichtorhallen, Hamburg. He has profiled the performance artist Robert Whitman and the architect Rafael Viñoly. His journalism has appeared in The Guardian and on the Huffington Post, among others. Most recently he has worked on podcasts.
He is a graduate of Wesleyan University and the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught in the film department at Wesleyan University and was a Poytner Fellow at Yale University. He currently teaches at the School of Visual Arts in New York.