Michael Borofsky also credited as Michael B Borofsky, is a documentary and music film director and producer based in New York. Born Michael Benedict Borofsky in Tulsa, he started his career at CBS in New York in 1984. He has been nominated for and has won several important awards for his work. He is often credited with having virtually invented the short form video profile on recording artists, which became a standard marketing tool later known as the EPK. However, Borofsky is best known for several long form music projects both live multi camera concerts and documentary work including The Making of Canto: Los Super Seven, Stevie Ray Vaughan Live at Montreux, Elvis Costello: Live in Memphis, The Gospel Songs of Bob Dylan, Fishbone: The Reality of My Surroundings, and No Direction Home (producer) He also directed several music videos seen worldwide, most notably Not Dark Yet by Bob Dylan, Twas the Night Before Christmas by Wynton Marsalis and Midnight Train by Darden Smith. He has worked recently with the reunited band the Pixies, directing two separate projects with them.
Michael Borofsky was nominated for a Grammy for Best Long Form Music Video as Producer on The Blues: A Musical Journey, a Martin Scorsese project. He has received awards for his work with Bob Dylan, Mariah Carey, Toad the Wet Sprocket, Shabba Ranks, and Stevie Ray Vaughan.