Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay

Dina Fiasconaro

Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay
Region: Baltimore, MD
MacDowell fellowships: 2021

Dina Fiasconaro is a Baltimore screenwriter and director whose work explores psychology, gender roles, and marginalization within the context of family dynamics. Dina’s films have screened at a variety of national and international venues and film festivals, including the Baltimore Museum of Art. She has an M.F.A. in directing from Columbia University, and a B.S. in T.V., radio and film from Syracuse University. She is a professor of film and moving image at Stevenson University, a member of Film Fatales, and founder of the Baltimore Women’s Media Alliance, working towards gender parity in the film industry. While at MacDowell, Dina researched and worked on development of a new feature screenplay about loss, grief, and addiction, based on true events.

Portrait by Mei Lin Mau Lann

Studios

Delta Omicron

Dina Fiasconaro worked in the Delta Omicron studio.

Delta Omicron Studio was funded by members of the musical fraternity in 1927. The building design is somewhat medieval in character, with an unusual cedar shingle pattern, a steeply pitched slate roof, intersecting gables, and small windows. After a 2016 deep-energy renovation, Delta Omicron is now the most energy efficient studio on the property. To enhance an…

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