Mira Chang

Filmmaker

Mira Chang, Filmmaker

Classes taught:
Directing II

Mira Chang is a 15-year veteran producer, director and cinematographer of documentary films, and television programs for Discovery, PBS, A&E, HBO, and Sundance and other outlets. Projects include work on the Academy Award nominated Jesus Camp; SXSW Audience winner Motherland; and several Emmy and Cine Golden Eagle award-winning projects for ABC News and National Geographic. She series-produced Half the Sky, a series and transmedia initiative based on the book by the Pulitzer prize winning journalists Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl Wudunn, and co-executive produced A Path Appears (PBS). Chang is VP of development and production at the NY production company Show of Force.

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IDA Spotlight: SocDoc Faculty Tips for New Projects
July 26, 2019

IDA Spotlight: SocDoc Faculty Tips for New Projects

One of our best jobs here at SVA's MFA in Social Documentary Program is advising our graduate students on their film ideas, helping them make their concepts strong. The idea stage can be invigorating, but successful films happen with thoughtful planning. We surveyed our esteemed faculty for suggestions on what filmmakers should consider as they embark on a new project. Read More
Now Streaming: SocDoc Alumni
May 29, 2019

Now Streaming: SocDoc Alumni

A great many SocDoc alumni films are recently streaming into the comfort of your home these days - so we compiled a list to make a TV party easy for you! Check out the work our alumni are making, and tell a friend. Read More
Spring Festivals!
April 04, 2019

Spring Festivals!

Festival season is ramping up and our prolific SocDoc alum are screening at major festivals across North America. Here’s a rundown of where SocDocers and their films are at over the next few months:  Read More
2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship
March 29, 2019

2019 Alumni Editing Fellowship

Graduates of SVA’s MFA Documentary program (Groups 1 through 8) are invited to apply for the second annual SocDoc Summer Editing Fellowship with their documentary features in post-production.

Acknowledging that emerging documenta Read More