Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay

Brian Cassidy

Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay
Region: Troy, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2014

Brian M. Cassidy worked on his second screenplay with his partner, Melanie Shatzky. Their first feature, Francine, screened at the Berlin Film Festival, MoMA, and Lincoln Center. Cassidy and Shatzky have since collaborated on film and photography. Their work has been featured in GUP Magazine, Der Greif, It's Nice That, Wired, FlakPhoto, and Slate, among others.



Brian Cassidy worked in the MacDowell studio.

Built in 1912, Pine Studio was renamed MacDowell Studio in 1943 in recognition of support from a group of Edward MacDowell’s music students. It was built as a composers’ studio and the stuccoed walls were intended to be soundproof. Like many of the studios on property, MacDowell was winterized in the 1950s when the program began welcoming…

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