Erik Spink ’11 to Screen Short at MoMA
Erik Spink ’11 (cinema studies) will have his short film Meet Me in the Meadow (2021) screened at the Millennium Film Workshop at the Museum of Modern Art.
The two-day festival, New York City Symphonies of the Millennium Film Workshop, takes place February 16 and 17. Spink’s film will screen on Thursday, February 17 at 7pm for the “Nighttime” NYC event.
Spink attended Purchase during the first year of the School of Film and Media Studies and won the Abbott Kaplan Award as well as the President’s Award for Achievement. He went on to earn an MFA in Social Documentary Film from the School of Visual Arts.
A lifelong resident of the Bronx, Spink is a director/producer at Vacant Light, a film and media production company based in New York City. His work in film, television, and digital media has been focused predominately on non-fiction storytelling.
Additionally, Spink has worked with brands and non-profit organizations creating original moving image projects across all platforms. He was the producer of Amitabh Joshi’s feature-length documentary film Tashi’s Turbine, which aired on PBS’s WORLD Channel in 2016. In 2017, Erik was nominated for Impact Partners’ Emerging Producers Fellowship.
He serves on the faculty in the MFA for Social Documentary Film department at The School of Visual Arts.