Discipline: Film/Video – documentary

Esy Casey

Discipline: Film/Video – documentary
Region: San Francisco, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2015

Esy Casey is a Filipino American filmmaker. Her directorial debut JEEPNEY (2014) premiered on PBS in May 2015, was nominated for Best Documentary at CAAMFest and won the jury prize for Best Cinematography at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. She is the recipient of awards and fellowships from organizations including The Princess Grace Foundation USA, The Ford Foundation’s JustFilms Initiative, The American Association of University Women and The Center for Asian American Media.



Esy Casey 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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