Craig Marsden

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Minnesota-raised filmmaker Craig Marsden lives in New York City. He was graduated from NYU's grad film program and Wesleyan University, and studied with the Barrow Group Theatre Company. In 2004 Craig completed two shorts, IZZY AND THE TALKING CURE, and WHAT I CAME FOR, starring Tim Hopper and Robin Weigert (a 2004 Emmy award nominee for her work on the HBO original series Deadwood). His short film, LA LE«ON received top prize at the South By SouthWest Film Festival, a Silver Hugo from The Chicago International Film Festival, as well as NYU's First Place Wasserman Award and a Scorsese Post-Production award from NYU and screened at over forty festivals around the world —including Sundance, LAIFF, Raindance, Aspen Shortsfest, Clermont-Ferrand, as well as on IFC in the U.S. and Canal Plus in Europe. Other projects include lazslo, the original screenplay The Same River Twice and a video/performance collaboration with MacArthur Award-winning musician/composer Ornette Coleman, commissioned by the Perugia Jazz Festival. He has worked as an assistant editor on Wayne Wang's "Chinese Box," and Harmony Korine's "Gummo", among others. Craig has also been a visiting artist-lecturer at Hampshire College and recipient of grants and Fellowships from the MacDowell Colony, The Blue Mountain Center, Warner Brothers, and The Florence J. Gould Foundation.