Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay

Zia Anger

Discipline: Film/Video – screenplay
Region: Hudson, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2018

Zia Anger works in moving images. In 2018 she began touring a new solo performance that traces the last 10 years of her lost and abandoned work, titled My First Film. Her most recent short My Last Film premiered at the 53rd New York Film Festival. In 2015 her short I Remember Nothing had its world premiere at New Directors/New Films and its international premiere at Festival del film Locarno. She has made music videos for various artists including: Mitski, Beach House, Maggie Rogers, and Jenny Hval; the latter of whom she also toured with - as a performer and stage director. Her work has been written about in various publications including: Filmmaker Magazine, The New York Times, Pitchfork, Mubi, and The New Yorker. At MacDowell, she completed a draft of the script for her forthcoming feature film Chicas Americanas, as well as an outline for a new, untitled feature.


New Hampshire

Zia Anger 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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