Filmmakers

Betsy Newman

Betsy Newman is a documentary producer and web content developer specializing in making programs on the history and culture of South Carolina. To date she has produced twelve documentaries about the Palmetto State. A South Carolina native, she worked for many years in New York City as an independent producer, video artist and media educator. Betsy has been nominated for two Emmy Awards and is the recipient of a CINE Golden Eagle and a Webby Award. Her interactive multimedia website Between the Waters received an Award of Merit from the American Association for State and Local History in 2017. She is a 2016 recipient of the South Carolina Governor’s Award in the Humanities.