Discipline: Film/Video

Chris Beaver

Discipline: Film/Video
Region: Saulsalito, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 1983
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Chris Beaver is an American producer and director of documentaries about the human experience of the world around us. Beaver has directed and produced several films, including Dark Circle, Nagasaki Journey, Between Dreams and History, Tales of San Joaquin, Racing to Zero – In Pursuit of Zero Waste, Tulare – The Phantom Lake, and Recuerdo. His films have received international acclaim, such as a National Emmy Award, a Certificate of Special Merit from the Academy Awards documentary committee, and a nomination for the Pare Lorentz Award of the International Documentary Association. Additionally, Beaver has received a Guggenheim fellowship, and Grand Prize in Documentary from the Sundance Film Festival.


Monday Music

Chris Beaver worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, NJ, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The interior…

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