Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay

Justin Sherin

Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay
Region: Bronx, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2010, 2018

Justin Sherin worked on a screenplay about Richard Nixon and Hunter S. Thompson, and began planning a new stage play. He accomplished more than eight weeks of work in just over two. Sherin teaches at Fordham University and his plays have been developed or produced by the Royal Court Theatre, the Old Vic, the Royal Shakespeare Company, 59 E59, Yale Cabaret, and elsewhere.



Justin Sherin worked in the Wood studio.

Wood Studio, given to the residency program by Mrs. Frederick Trevor Hill, was completed in 1913 in memory of Mrs. Hill’s mother, Helen Ogden Wood. Like Schelling Studio, the building is sided with large, overlapping pieces of hemlock bark. When the studio was renovated in 1995, MacDowell staff researched the origins of this unusual building material and…

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