About

Marie is an artist and cinematographer originally from rural Appalachia. Her directorial debut about soul singer Frank Bey was selected for post-production support by the 2019 IFP Documentary Lab and Chicken and Egg’s Nest Knight Fellowship. She shoots narrative, documentary, and commercial work for clients including PBS, Comcast, Verizon, Facebook, LogoTV, Human Rights watch, Urban Outfitters and Bustle.

Most recently Marie was a cinematographer and associate producer on Queer Genius which features visionary queer artists Eileen Myles, Barbara Hammer, Black Quantum Futurism and Jibz Cameron. She was also a cinematographer on Alysa Nahmias’ forthcoming documentary about artist Jesse Krimes.

She is a member of Vox Populi, a collective art organization. In spring of 2019, she debuted new site-transformative, collective performance work, “Stop on the object / move on the image” at the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

(still below from After the Date, directed by Iris Devins)

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Selected Cinematography

AFTER THE DATE / Iris Devins / Short / Frameline41, Hollyshorts, AIFVF
AFTER THE DATE / Iris Devins / Short / Frameline41, Hollyshorts, AIFVF
QUEER GENIUS / Chet Catherine Pancake / Feature Documentary / Frameline43
UNIVERSAL SPHERE / Comcast / Branded Documentary Short
COCO BASSEY x SALLY HANSEN / Bustle / dir. Ted Passon / Ad
COMCAST ARTISTS / Comcast / All Ages Productions / dir. Dave Dunn / Documentary Short Series
FRANK BEY: YOU’RE GOING TO MISS ME / dir. Marie Hinson / Feature Documentary / IFP Doc Lab, Chicken and Egg Nest Knight Fellowship / post-production
DNC 2016 WITH RAYMOND BRAUN / LogoTV / TV
SARA AND DENNIS / dir. Shahin Izadi / Short / Austin Film Fest, Blackstar, Maryland Film Fest
CARING FOR YOU THROUGH LIFE / St. Francis Healthcare / Ad
CAPP+ / Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia / dir. Betsy Oliphant-Ross / Documentary Short

Practice

Marie uses cross-disciplinary practices of film, documentary, conceptual art, performance, and experimental sound to create site transformative works that tie together the embodied and metaphysical in landscapes, galleries, collectives and self.

STOP ON THE OBJECT / MOVE ON THE IMAGE
Site-transformative collective performance project // 2019
On-going collaboration with the Philadelphia Museum of Art and an artist collective of dancers, choreographers, poets and visual artists including Meg Foley, Laura Neuman, Vitche-Boul Ra, and Sekai’afua Zankel.


THIS IS A TRANSMISSION
Audio installation, experimental documentary // 2019
On-going audio installation project using long form recorded conversations with trans and non-binary artists about the metaphysical and spiritual dimensions of our lived experience.


FRANK BEY: YOU’RE GOING TO MISS ME
90 min // feature documentary // 2019
A nuanced, participatory portrait of Frank Bey, a Georgia-born soul singer who at 72-years-old recorded his dream album with legendary producer Tom Hambridge in Nashville.


THE ROAD THROUGH SOUTH PASS 
30 min // experimental // 2018
A dreamy reimagining of the mountain landscapes of western Wyoming. The Road Through South Pass dwells on the lines both visible and invisible that we write into our land, and through the land into our bodies.


JEFFERSON, JULY FOURTH
15 min // experimental documentary // 2017
A quiet portrait of the ritual space between land and community deep in the mountains of southern Appalachia.


LAUREL RUN ROAD
27 min // experimental narrative // 2015 
Fall gives way to winter as Sean and his daughter Caitlin stop off in a rural college town on their way back from an off-season beach vacation. They wander through the ridges and valleys of the Appalachian landscape, finding quiet, tenuous moments together as their time to reconnect winds to a close.


IF THESE WERE SILENT 
9 min // experimental short // 2013
An optically printed landscape of a mountain in northeast Pennsylvania. Shifting horizons, kaleidoscopic trees, and passing hikers meet shifting frame lines, changing frame rates, and optical effects in a phenomenological exploration of the interanimation of thought and landscape.

(still below from The Road Through South Pass)

Current

Filmmaker Magazine – IFP Fellows Announced
IFP selected me and my first feature for their 2019 Documentary Lab cohort. The lab connects projects and first time
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Queer Genius World Premiere at Frameline43
Just announced, the world premiere of Queer Genius, my most recent feature documentary as director of photography and associate producer
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Philadelphia Museum of Art – Final Friday Performance
Stop on the object / move on the image was a collaborative, site transformative performance work set in the Philadelphia
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Chicken and Egg – Nest Knight Fellowship
In April I was selected as a 2019 Nest Knight Fellow by Chicken and Egg Pictures for Frank Bey: When
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Vox Populi – “This is a Transmission”
Presented as part of Just In Time: 30 Years of Collective PracticeFriday, April 26 – Sunday, June 23, 2019 Presented on-loop
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The Whole Shebang – Winter Open Space Residency
Thank you to The Whole Shebang for a really special solo residency at the end of December where I explored
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Scribe Video Center – Doc Production Workshop
Had an amazing time facilitating a multi-week intensive workshop in documentary production for the end of 2018! Scribe Video Center
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Screening: Bite Your Tong
Bite Your Tong 12/12/18 7-10 pm Vox Populi Gallery Programmed by: Loraine Wible A screening of movies about politics, satire,
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New Short Online: After the Date
After the Date from Iris Devins on Vimeo. Iris, thank you for making this film! It’s a tough but sweet
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$35,000+ Raised in Kickstarter Campaign
In the final hours of our culminating livestream of the Kickstarter campaign to fund Frank Bey: Ask Me How I Feel,
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