Director, MIT OpenDocLab

Sarah Wolozin

Sarah Wolozin is the director of the MIT Open Documentary Lab. As director, Sarah develops and oversees lab projects, collaborations and partnerships. Her main interest is in keeping documentary storytelling vital, relevant, and accessible, and ensuring that it include the rich tapestry of voices that reflect our humanity while provoking thoughtful discussion and action.

Sarah has always worked across platforms. Before coming to MIT, she produced award-winning documentaries and educational media for a wide variety of platforms and media outlets including PBS, Learning Channel, History Channel, NPR, websites and museums. She started experimenting with the web back in the early stages of its public use and as far back as 1996, she created and produced an 8-week interactive web series based on a comic book character.

She has sat on numerous committees and juries including Sundance New Frontier, Tribeca New Media Fund, the IFP Media Center, Puma Impact Award, and World Press Photo. She has presented at Sundance, SXSW, IDFA, Storycode, MIT, DocMontevideo and many other venues.