Discipline: Film/Video

Bill Brown

Discipline: Film/Video
Region: Lubbock, TX
MacDowell Fellowships: 2009

Bill Brown is a filmmaker, photographer, and author. He has produced films on the United States–Mexico border, North Dakota missile silos, the Trans-Canada Highway, among other places. The films have been exhibited at numerous film festivals and museums, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York. He describes his films as postcards with a pretty picture but instead of words on the back, his films are narrated with voiceover. He's also the author of a zine called Dream Whip, which currently has 15 issues, and the book Saugus to the Sea. In 2001 Brown received the Creative Capital Award in the Discipline of Moving Image.



Bill Brown worked in the Heyward studio.

The Lodge Annex, a wing on the west side of the men’s dormitory (The Lodge), was completed in 1926. Initially intended as an apartment for a caretaker, the space was soon repurposed as a live-in studio for writers. In recognition of a major endowment gift from the DuBose and Dorothy Heyward Foundation, Lodge Annex was…

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