Discipline: Film/Video – documentary

Katy Chevigny

Discipline: Film/Video – documentary
Region: Nashville, TN
MacDowell Fellowships: 2008

Chevigny is an award-winning filmmaker and co-founder of Big Mouth Productions. Most recently, she produced Dark Money, which premiered at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival and directed one of the storylines in Kartemquin Film’s documentary series Hard Earned, winner of a 2016 Alfred I. DuPont Award, which explores the lives of five American families struggling to get by in today's economy. She co-directed (with Ross Kauffman) the Emmy-nominated documentary E-Team, which premiered at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival. Chevigny has produced and/or directed 12 critically acclaimed feature-length documentary films, including Deadline, Election Day, and 1971. Her work has won multiple awards, been broadcast on renowned networks including PBS, NBC, HBO, and more and has played at festivals around the world.



Katy Chevigny worked in the Mixter studio.

Built in 1927–1930, the Florence Kilpatrick Mixter Studio was funded by its namesake and designed by the architect F. Winsor, Jr., who also designed MacDowell's original Savidge Library in 1925. Mixter Studio, solidly built of yellow and grey-hued granite, once had sweeping views of Pack Monadnock to the east. The lush forest has now grown…

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