Alice Shure has worked in feature films for over twenty years. In 2007, Ms. Shure co-founded AMICI Productions with producer Janice Stanton to develop and create high-quality documentary films about contemporary artists and significant social issues. Prior to AMICI Productions, she had formed Shurefire Productions in 1993. Her documentaries, In Search of Clarity: The Architecture of Gwathmey Siegel (1995) and Ross Bleckner: Remember Me (2000) both premiered at the Checkerboard Film Foundation Spring Benefit and later screened at film festivals both in and outside the United States, and on cable television (PBS, Ovation TV). She began her career in film production working for Stanley Jaffe at Paramount Pictures and Jaffe Lansing Productions and was also associated with Charles Evans Productions.
As a trustee of the Charles Evans Foundation, Ms. Shure has focused her philanthropy on Alzheimer’s-related organizations, including the ADDF, the New York City chapter of the Alzheimer’s Association, and the New York Stem Cell Foundation. She also is involved with New Yorkers for Children’s Guardian Scholars Program, providing college tuition support for young women in foster care. Ms. Shure was born and raised in New York City and educated at the Fieldston School and Sarah Lawrence College. She is a widow with two adult sons. Her father was a victim of Alzheimer’s disease.