Sarah Wolozin


Sarah Wolozin is director of the MIT Open Documentary Lab. She is the founder and editorial director of Docubase, co-founder and a member of the editorial collective of Immerse, and co-founder of the Co-Creation Studio. Her publications include Creating Community in Hybrid Festivals and Mapping the Intersection of Two Cultures: Interactive Documentary and Digital Journalism as an author and Collective Wisdom: Co-creating Media for Equity and Justice as a co-author.

Wolozin has long had an interest in exploring new platforms for storytelling and social change. Before arriving at MIT, she worked on award-winning documentaries and educational media for a wide variety of media outlets including PBS, WGBH, NPR, websites and museums.  She started experimenting with the web back in its early stages of its public use.  She has sat on numerous committees and juries including Tribeca Storyscapes, Peabody Interactive Documentary Screening Committee, Sundance New Frontier Story Lab, the IFP Media Center, Tribeca New Media Fund, Puma Impact Award, and World Press Photo. She has presented at Sundance, MOMA, SXSW, International Documentary Festival of Amsterdam (IDFA), MIT, CPH:Dox and many other venues. She has a BA from Barnard College of Columbia University. In 2023, she was awarded an insignia of  Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres (Knight of Arts and Letters)  by the French Government.