ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND GRADUATE PROGRAM DIRECTOR
DEPARTMENT OF VISUAL & MEDIA ARTS
A.B. Princeton University
M.F.A. New York University
Marc Fields is a writer/producer/director of arts and cultural documentaries and the winner of five regional Emmys for his work on PBS. In November 2011, his 90-minute music history Give Me the Banjo (narrated by Steve Martin) had its national PBS premiere. Previously, he wrote the scripts for two episodes of the landmark six-part PBS series, Broadway: The American Musical.
His production credits include four years as a Series Producer for State of the Arts, a weekly arts magazine on New Jersey Public Television. He is the co-author of the award-winning biography/theater history From the Bowery to Broadway: Lew Fields and the Roots of American Popular Theater, (Oxford University Press, 1993), and is a frequent consultant for programs about American popular entertainment. He previously taught screenwriting and production at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts, the New School and at Concord Academy.
Advanced Studio Production: Nonfiction (VM441)
Advanced Documentary Production (VM623)
Documentary Production Workshop (VM377)
Documentary Production Workshop (VM621)
Graduate Writing Short Subject (VM605)
Introduction to Studio TV Production (VM241)
Introduction to Studio Television Production (VM241)
MFA Production Workshop (VM640)
Top: Intro to Documentary Prod (VM204)
Writing the Short Subject (VM220)