Discipline: Film/Video – documentary

Purcell Carson

Discipline: Film/Video – documentary
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2009

Purcell Carson is a filmmaker whose feature debut, Among the Perishable, centered around the global banana industry. One of her films, Smile Pinki, was a 2009 Academy Award Winner, and her 2011 film Semper Fi: Always Faithful won Best Editing from the Tribeca Film Festival. She works as a documentary editor.


New Hampshire

Purcell Carson worked in the New Hampshire studio.

New Hampshire Studio, originally named Peterborough Studio, was given to MacDowell by Mr. and Mrs. William Schofield, Mrs. H. A. Chamberlain, Mrs. Andrew Draper, and Miss Ruth Cheney. The studio was renamed in 1943. The Gilbert Verney Foundation established an endowed maintenance fund in 1990, and a bequest in memory of MacDowell Fellow Victor Candell underwrote the…

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