Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay

Melanie Shatzky

Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2014

Melanie Shatzky worked on her second screenplay with her partner, Brian M. Cassidy. Her first feature, Francine, screened at the Berlin Film Festival, MoMA, and Lincoln Center.



Melanie Shatzky worked in the Barnard studio.

Originally built near MacDowell's Union Street entrance, the Barnard Studio — which was funded by Barnard College music students — was re-located to its current site in 1910. When the small structure was moved, its size was doubled with the addition of a second room. This remodeling, financed by Mrs. Thomas E. Emery of Cincinnati…

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