Micah Van Hove is a director, producer and DP who has been exploring the possibilities in micro-budget cinema since 2009. His first feature film MENTHOL (from the producer of BOYZ N THE HOOD) premiered at the 2014 Santa Barbara International Film Festival. In 2018, Micah's short film DEL ARCO VACÍO was selected as the #1 finalist for Black Factory Cinema's program with Werner Herzog in Peru. Micah's second solo directorial effort SHADOW OF A GUN won the Narrative Feature Audience Award at the 2018 Knoxville Film Festival in Tennessee.

Micah's music video work for artists like Weyes Blood, Neil Hamburger, Alex G and Ariel Pink has premiered on Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, Vice, NPR and more. As a writer for No Film School since 2013, Micah has reached millions of readers in his effort to stimulate discourse around films that reflect a commitment to personal and courageous work.

Micah is currently developing his third feature length to shoot in Colombia in 2020.


The Empty Goal (Short, 2018) — Director / DP

Shadow of a Gun (2018) — Director / Producer

Super Heady (2018) — Co-director / Producer / DP

The Shopkeeper (2016) — DP

Menthol (2014) — Director / Co-writer / DP

Ever (2014) — DP

Sleepwalking (Short, 2011) — Director / DP


Work & Collaboration: umuima@gmail.com

No Film School inquiries: micah@nofilmschool.com