Maisie Crow
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Biography

Maisie Crow (1982) grew up in South Texas. She is a documentary photographer and filmmaker based in Brooklyn, New York. Maisie received her undergraduate degree from the University of Texas at Austin. She attended the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies, studied as a graduate student at Ohio University’s School of Visual Communication and interned at MediaStorm and The Boston Globe.

Currently, Maisie is shooting a film about the the only remaining abortion clinic in the state of Mississippi and its fight to stay open despite a new law that could shut it down. The film originated from a multimedia collaboration with the Atavist, an iPad magazine.

In 2012, her short film, Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now, won the Overseas Press Club Award for online video and was recognized by the World Press Photo Multimedia Contest, Pictures of the Year International, Best of Photojournalism and the Lumix Fotofestival.

In 2010 her multimedia project, A Life Alone, was nominated for a News and Documentary Emmy and recognized in Best of Photojournalism. She attended the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass in Amsterdam. In 2009, she was the recipient of the Ian Parry Scholarship and the Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Grant for her photography project, Love Me. Her work has been screened at LOOKbetween, the Lumix Festival for young photojournalism and the New York Photo Festival.

Maisie is a member of Razon, a collective of documentary photographers. She has taught as an adjunct professor at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism,  CUNY Graduate School of Journalism and the Salt Institute for Documentary Studies.

Awards/grants

  • Overseas Press Club
    Best Use of Online Video
    Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now, 2012
  • World Press Photo Multimedia Contest
    Second Place, Multimedia
    Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now, 2012
  • Pictures of the Year International
    Third Place, Long Form Documentary Multimedia
    Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now, 2012
  • Magenta Foundation Flash Forward
    Honorable Mention, 2012
  • Critical Mass
    Finalist,2012
  • News and Documentary Emmy Nomination
    New Approaches to News & Documentary Programming: Documentaries
    A Life Alone,2010
  • The Pierre and Alexandra Boulat Grant
    Love Me, recipient 2009 
  • The Ian Parry Scholarship
    Love Me, recipient 2009
  • Best of Photojournalism
    Third Place, Feature Video, INDE, 2010
  • College Photographer of the Year
    Runner-Up College Photographer of the Year, 2009
    Award of Excellence, Feature, 2009
    First Place, Mixed Media Photo Story, 2008
    Award of Excellence, Portrait, 2008
  • The Southern Short Course in News Photography
    Best in Show, 2008
    First Place, Multimedia, 2008
    First Place, Daily Life, 2008
  • Atlanta Photojournalism Seminar
    First Place, Sports Picture Story, 2007
    Second Place, Sports Feature, 2006

Lectures/screenings

  • Union Docs
    The Last Clinic screening, February 2013
    Getting Close: Intimacy in MultimediaOctober 2012
  • Look3
    The Last Clinic at Shots and Projections, June 2013
  • Power of Narrative Conference
    Presenter, 2013
  • Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism
    Half-Lives: The Chernobyl Workers Now
    Multimedia Projection, June 2012
  • Razon Collective Group Show
    Charlottesville, VA, June 2012 and June 2013
  • New York Photo Festival
    A Life Alone Multimedia Screening, May 2011
  • News Photographers Association of Canada
    Presenter, May 2011
  • Visa pour l’Image Perpignan
    Love Me Projection, August 2010
  • Lumix Festival for Young Photojournalism
    A Life Alone Multimedia Projection, June 2010
  • LOOKBetween
    A Life Alone  Multimedia Projection, June 2010
  • The Southern Short Course in News Photography
    Presenter, April 2010
  • The Northern Short Course in Photojournalism
    Presenter, March 2010
  • The Entertainment Gathering
    Presenter, May 2011
    Presenter, January 2010
  • Ian Parry Foundation group print exhibition
    Getty Images Gallery, London 2009
  • Women Photojournalists of Washington group exhibition
    Women by Women, Washington DC 2008

Contact

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  • +1 410.402.4966
  • maisie@maisiecrow.com
  • Currently on the road.