Alumni Profile: Emmy Winner, David Osit

By Brian Inocencio


SVA MFA Social Documentary alumnus David Osit (Class of 2011) talks about the process behind creating his film, "Thank You For Playing." The documentary aired on PBS "P.O.V." in 2016 and won an Emmy for Outstanding Arts & Culture Documentary, and was nominated for two others. Osit is the first SocDoc alum to receive such an honor.



Arts & Entertainment , Culture, Society & Religion , North America , Relationships & LGBTQ , Science & Technology , Thesis Film

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