Discipline: Film/Video

Mitchell Kriegman

Discipline: Film/Video
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1980

Mitchell Kriegman is an American television writer, director, producer, consultant, story editor, author, composer, and actor. He is the creator of numerous children’s shows that aired on Nickelodeon in the 1990s. He has also written several novels and holds patents for a method of hybrid animation known as Shadowmation. Kreigman earned a B.A. in literature from Bennington College and began his career as a writer, video-artist, and performance artist. His short stories have been published in The New Yorker, Between C & D, National Lampoon, Glamour, George Meyer’s Army Man magazine, and Harper’s Bazaar. Today, Kriegman works as a novelist, instructor, and guest-lecturer in the Southern California area and as an adjunct professor at University College Dublin. He has also taught at Stony Brook Southampton and the University of California, Santa Barbara. He is the recipient of numerous Emmy nominations, three Daytime Emmy Awards, and a Director Guild of America Award.


Irving Fine

Mitchell Kriegman worked in the Irving Fine studio.

Youngstown Studio was given to MacDowell by friends of Miss Myra McKeown in Youngstown, OH, where she promoted both art and music. It was renamed Irving Fine Studio in 1972 in honor of Irving Fine, a distinguished composer, conductor, and teacher who was a MacDowell Fellow during the 1940s and 1950s. The simple interior of the studio…

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