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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Application Info Session Jan 22
January 11, 2018

Application Info Session Jan 22

SocDoc is hosting an online info session ahead of our application deadline. Drop in to this online info session anytime from 3-6pm EST to have your questions answered – whether you have a query about the application process, or want more details on the program and department itself. Read More
Masterclass with Frederick Wiseman
January 11, 2018

Masterclass with Frederick Wiseman

We are thrilled to announce that we are hosting one of America’s best known documentary filmmakers, Frederick Wiseman, to give a masterclass for SVA students following the recent release of his 41st documentary Ex Libris – The New Yor Read More
Prospective Students: Attend Spring Process & Style Screenings
December 20, 2017

Prospective Students: Attend Spring Process & Style Screenings

If you're considering joining SVA's MFA Social Documentary Film program, we encourage you to come by for a tour of the department, and to sit in on our weekly screening series that comprise our Process & Style class on Thursday evenings. Read More
NEW! Two-Day Documentary Intensives
December 06, 2017

NEW! Two-Day Documentary Intensives

We are excited to announce that new this year, SocDoc is expanding our class offerings to include a couple of weekend-long workshops as well as a two-week summer session. These classes are all open to the public.

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