Untitled Safe Schools Project


Todd Chandler is a filmmaker, interdisciplinary artist, and educator who creates expressionistic films about journeys and issue-driven documentaries.

Artist Bio

The Untitled Safe Schools Project explores the landscape of 21st-century school safety in the United States, illuminating the complex ways in which we as a nation struggle to understand and prevent violence, and endeavor to create safer schools.


Award Year
2019
Status

In Progress

Todd Chandler

Brooklyn, NY

Todd Chandler is a filmmaker, interdisciplinary artist, and educator. Over the past ten years he has created expressionistic films about journeys and issue-driven documentaries.  His first feature film, Flood Tide, documents and reimagines a journey down the Hudson River on a fleet of sculptural rafts dreamed up by the artist Swoon. He is the co-creator of the installation and programming platform Empire Drive-In, and was a founding member of the Miss Rockaway Armada and the band Dark Dark Dark.

Chandler’s films and installations have been featured at the Hammer Museum, Mattress Factory, True/False, Torino Film Festival, Brooklyn Museum, Mass MoCA, Camden International Film Festival, 01SJ Biennial, and the San Diego Museum of Contemporary Art. His projects have been written about in Filmmaker Magazine, the Wall Street Journal, BBC, and New York Magazine. He has received fellowships and support from the Sundance Institute, the Jerome Foundation, Doc Society, International Documentary Association, and the Wexner Center for the Arts.