Visiting Lecturer (2016-17)
Graduation Semester MDP
Visiting Lecturer and Project Adviser (2015-16)
Tracie Holder is an award-winning filmmaker, fundraiser, engagement specialist for social issue documentaries and consultant. Clients include Women Make Movies, Active Voice, European Documentary Network, Scottish Documentary Institute and the Made in NY Media Center.
She is a former board member of NY Women in Film & TV and Manhattan Neighborhood Network; grant panelist for national and local funders; a guest lecturer for film organizations and universities; and consultant on numerous documentary projects.
She has raised nearly $2 million for her projects and is the recipient of awards from many prestigious funders including Ford Foundation, the MacArthur Foundation, National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities, New York State Council for the Arts, Foundation for Jewish Culture, Sulzberger Foundation, CPB, ITVS, PBS/American Masters, The J.M. Kaplan Fund and The LuEsther T. Mertz Charitable Trust, among others.
Her most recent film, JOE PAPP IN FIVE ACTS, a co-production with PBS/American Masters and ITVS, broadcasted nationally on PBS in 2015. The film premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival in 2012 and has gone on to play at more than forty film festivals in the U.S. and abroad. Tracie is currently producing MUDFLOW, a documentary set in Indonesia, directed by Academy Award-winner Cynthia Wade.