Stephanie Soechtig is an award-winning documentary filmmaker and co-founder of Atlas Films. Since the company’s inception, she has directed, produced and/or executive produced countless projects that have premiered on Netflix, Apple+, A&E, Amazon, and Epix.
She was a 2016 Sundance Institute Catalyst fellow, and four of her feature documentaries have premiered at the Sundance Film Festival, including Knock Down The House, winner of the Festival Favorite Award in 2019.
Her films have been critically acclaimed: The Devil We Know “will alter the way you live” (Bazaar). Under the Gun was called “the best film on firearms since the 2002’s Oscar-winning doc Bowling for Columbine.” (Yahoo Movies!) Both Knock Down the House and FED UP were New York Times Critic’s Picks. Stephanie’s directorial debut, Tapped, was hailed by critics as “stunning” and “whip-smart.”
Kristin has played a key role in growing Atlas Films, producing and/or executive producing its projects, and managing relationships with production partners and distributors.
Her film credits include Get Smart with Money on Netflix, The Disruptors on Apple+, Invisible Monsters on A&E, Alive on Epix, Knock Down the House on Netflix, The Devil We Know on Netflix, Under the Gun on Epix/Lionsgate, and FED UP (Radius-TWC). She has two series forthcoming on A&E and another Netflix feature being released in early 2023.
Prior to joining the Atlas FIlms team, Kristin spent almost a decade working in television news.