Professor, Film Chair, School of the Arts

Director, MFA-Film



  • All film production courses
  • Screenwriting
  • Thesis (capstone film production course)


  • Narrative and documentary film production


  • MA, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (Communication)
  • MA, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA (Education)
  • Certificate, Film Directing, American Film Institute, Los Angeles CA
  • BFA, Tisch School of the Arts, New York University, NY, NY (Film)

Academic Profile

Howard Libov co-wrote and directed the feature film, “Favorite Son”, with Pablo Schreiber (Orange is the New Black, The Wire) and Connor Paolo (Gossip Girl, World Trade Center), streaming on Amazon Prime and Apple TV+. Libov wrote and directed the short film, “Men Will Be Boys”, with Joel Murray (The Artist, Mad Men), David Pasquesi (Veep, Groundhogs Day, Curb Your Enthusiasm), and Sally Murphy (The Good Wife, Scent of a Woman); Libov’s film, “Little Man” starred Frankie Muniz (Malcolm in the Middle) and won Best Dramatic Film at the International Sports Short Film Festival and was selected for more than 25 film festivals. He is the director and co-writer, of the feature film, “Midnight Edition”, with Will Patton (A Mighty Heart, Remember the Titans) which won Best First Feature at the Festival of Fantastic Film in Burgos, Spain. He is also the director of the award-winning documentary films, “Aglow” and “Fourteen Stations”, both part of his “Under the Radar” series about contemporary artists. Libov is the Director of Film Production for the BA program at Fairleigh Dickinson University’s School of the Arts, and the Director of the MFA/Film program at the university, where he also serves as Chair of the School of the Arts. He is a graduate of the Tisch School of the Arts at New York University and attended the Director’s program at The American Film Institute, in Los Angeles.

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