Karen K. H. Sim

Editor

Karen K. H. Sim, Editor

Classes taught:
Thesis: Editing

Karen K. H. Sim began her documentary filmmaking career as an editor on Maro Chermayeff’s JUILLIARD. She then further honed her skills in storytelling by working with PBS "Frontline" producer/director Ofra Bikel, editing a number of her films, including the Emmy Award winning AN ORDINARY CRIME. Since then, she has worked on many documentary projects as producer, writer and editor, among them NOTHING LEFT UNSAID: GLORIA VANDERBILT AND ANDERSON COOPER (HBO); DAUGHTERS OF DESTINY (a four-part Netflix Original docu-series) and THE FOURTH ESTATE (a four-part series for Showtime). In 2014, Sim won the Sundance Film Festival Documentary Editing Award for WATCHERS OF THE SKY. Most recently, she edited Liz Garbus's WHO KILLED GARRETT PHILLIPS? (HBO) andproduced ANAS V. THE GIANT, a short documentary that premiered at SXSW 2019.

 

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DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!
October 21, 2019

DOC NYC 2019 - SocDoc in Abundance!

We are thrilled to see so many SocDoc filmmakers a part of this year’s DOC NYC line-up! DOC NYC, America's largeset documentary festival, is entering it's tenth year, November 6-15, 2019. We are proud long-time supporters of the festiva Read More
Fall 2020 Info Sessions
October 15, 2019

Fall 2020 Info Sessions

Ready to incite change and amplify the compelling stories you find in the world? Our graduate documentary film program sharpens your artistic voice. Read More
SocDoc Faculty Films Airing Now!
October 09, 2019

SocDoc Faculty Films Airing Now!

SVA MFA Documentary Faculty prides itself on the fact that our entire faculty are working filmmakers. And, they are busy! Here’s a rundown of just some of our faculty’s recent films. Click the links to watch the films & find out more! Read More
9th Annual Thesis Showcase Films
September 24, 2019

9th Annual Thesis Showcase Films

Celebrate the graduates of School of VISUAL ARTS MFA Social Documentary Film with the 9th Annual Thesis Showcase. We are proud to celebrate GROUP 9, the class of 2019! Here we share their work-in-progress thesis films, which inspire and a Read More