Micah Fink

Director, Producer

Micah Fink, Director, Producer

Classes taught:
Intro to Visionary Journalism

Micah is an award-winning producer and director specializing in international affairs, human rights, public health, and the environment. Recent projects include directing and producing "Beyond Borders", a feature documentary about undocumented Mexican-American families in the US and co-executive producing Al Gore’s Climate Reality Project. He learned the ropes of documentary production working on investigative documentaries for Frontline, as a field producer for ABC News Dupont Award winning series "Hopkins 24/7", and as a coordinating producer on the PBS International Affairs series Wide Angle. Over the last fifteen years, he has worked on dozens of films for clients including The Climate Reality Project, CNN, National Geographic Explorer, National Geographic Wild, HBO, Wide Angle, Frontline, The Teaching Channel, The Independent Production Fund, The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, and ABC News. He also directed and produced "The Abominable Crime," an award-winning feature film anti-gay violence in Jamaica that continues to be shown at film festivals around the world. Micah's work has been recognized with three Emmy nominations, two Cine Golden Eagle Awards, a Silver Screen award, an International Film and Video Award, an Amnesty International Human Rights Film Award, a Japan Society Fellowship, and a Kaiser Media Health Fellowship. He holds a MS in Journalism from Columbia University and a BA in Comparative Literature from Cornell University. He is currently on the faculty at the Graduate Program in Social Documentary at the School For Visual Arts in NYC.

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Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available
April 04, 2018

Summer Intensive: A Few Places Still Available

Ross Kauffman (Born Into Brothels), Richard Hankin (The Jinx), Deborah Dickson (Ruthie & Connie), Ann Collins (Joan Didion: The Center Will Not Hold), Tom Hurwitz, ASC (Queen of Versailles) confirmed faculty; what you will learn, and more!

 
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Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 30, 2018

Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 7) are invited to apply for the first ever SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.
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Spring Festivals!
March 20, 2018

Spring Festivals!

Spring feels like Festival Season & we are zipping around North America this month with films from our prolific faculty and alumni. SocDocers are attending many festivals – we hope to see you around!
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Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview
February 14, 2018

Summer Residency: The Art of the Documentary Interview

We are launching our first summer intensive - a two-week ‘Mini-SocDoc’ for emerging filmmakers to polish their skills as directors. Read More