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.

 

Faculty News view all

SocDoc at DOC NYC 2020
October 16, 2020

SocDoc at DOC NYC 2020

SocDoc has a strong showing with several films from our clever faculty and alumni, as well as our annual student showcase. Read More
Alumni New Films News Round-Up
October 15, 2020

Alumni New Films News Round-Up

A lot of our smart & talented alumni are out in the world with their films at pitch markets, festivals, and streaming - take a look! Read More

SocDoc at SXSW Festival 2020
February 13, 2020

SocDoc at SXSW Festival 2020

    Winter is nearly behind us which means its time to kick off the 2020 festival season!  SocDoc has a strong showing at South By Southwest this year. So if you're in Austin in March, check out these alumni-directed films Read More
Camera, Sound & Budgeting Winter Weekend Workshops
January 15, 2020

Camera, Sound & Budgeting Winter Weekend Workshops

Interested in improving your documentary skills? Here are five workshops which can give you a whole range of skills to explore the wonderland of documentary. Whatever your professional background, these small classes will provide targeted and hands-o Read More