Mike Attie in a brown blazer and a blue vee neck shirt standing in front of a brown wall with a projection on it

Film (BFA)

Mike Attie is UArts’ Film Program Director, a film professor and a Sundance Documentary Film Program Fellow.

Biography & Experience

Mike Attie is an award-winning filmmaker whose films have screened at major international film festivals including CPH:DOX, Hot Docs, San Francisco and Sundance. 

His 2020 short documentary film Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa (co-directed with Barbara Attie and Janet Goldwater) played at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, won the grand jury award at AFI Docs and was shortlisted for an Academy Award.

Attie’s feature documentary In Country (co-directed with Meghan O'Hara) had its world premiere at the Full Frame Documentary Film Festival and international premiere at Hot Docs in Toronto. The film was supported by the Sundance Documentary Film Program, IFP and the Points North Institute.

Attie’s latest film, The Field Trip (co-directed with O'Hara and Rodrigo Ojeda-Beck), premiered at the 2021 Sundance Film Festival and was released by the New York Times as part of their OpDocs Series.


Visit Mike Attie’s website. 

Watch Abortion Helpline, This is Lisa–a Vimeo Staff Pick! 

Watch The Field Trip, a New York Times OpDoc!