Cassidy Offers Master Classes

CassidyWe are excited to offer 1st Year MA and MFA students the opportunity to work with Peabody Award Winning and Emmy Nominated Documentary Producer David Cassidy this week. Cassidy is offering multiple Master Classes in Producing as a Visiting Instructor this semester.

In this week’s sessions, Cassidy will help Documentary Storytelling II students refine their pitches for their thesis films and will share his Fair Use expertise in the Law and Ethics course.

Cassidy has produced documentary series and features with two-time Academy Award-winning director Barbara Kopple and Cabin Creek Films for over fifteen years. He recently premiered Desert One at the Toronto International Film Festival (History, 2020), which tells the story of the Iran Hostage Crisis with a particular focus on the American rescue mission Operation Eagle Claw.

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