Amber Scorah

Co-owner and President

Amber Scorah is co-owner of Lioness, a company that brings untold stories to light. She has worked with whistleblowers at SpaceX, Blue Origin, Apple, Microsoft, and many other individuals to expose wrongs and create change by speaking truth to power.

Amber is also author of the critically acclaimed memoir Leaving the Witness, and has been published in The New York Times, USA Today, The Globe and Mail, The Boston Globe, the Los Angeles Times, The Cut, and Believer magazine. She has appeared on The Daily Show, Fresh Air with Terry Gross, NPR, The TODAY show and CBC radio. She is a TEDx speaker and a Dean’s fellow at Harvard.

Participating Sessions


DX ACCESS connects registered attendees to representatives of the most respected and innovative organizations and individuals in film and journalism, and provides unparalleled face time with funders, producers, festival programmers, distributors, media outlets, reporters, writers and directors. In one-on-one sessions, they will unpack how they work, learn more about your goals, and explore the possibilities for supporting your project. This edition, DX Access will take place primarily online for both...


Theranos. WeWork. Uber. Anna Delvey. Harvey Weinstein. Over the past year, the entertainment industry has brought true stories of corporate fraud, scandal, and power abuse to the screen, as part of a growing trend in Hollywood to transform adaptations of non-fiction journalism into film and television. Whistleblowers are also beginning to take to storytelling via social media and podcasts, transcending the gatekeepers of book agents or journalists to share valuable...