While Phillip Schopper is primarily known for his Emmy-nominated HBO films—Nixon by Nixon: In His Own Words, San Francisco 2.0, Teddy: In His Own Words, Gloria: In Her Own Words, and 911: Portraits of Resilience—he has also directed and edited for HBO All About Ann: Governor Richards of the Lone Star State, as well as two American Masters for PBS: Nichols and May: Take Two and The Lives of Lillian Hellman. He began his feature film career editing the classic music film Heartworn Highways and was supervising editor on the recently released follow-up Heartworn Highways Revisited.