Queer artist making queer art.
Carter Cavanaugh is a filmmaker, artist, and production designer based in Brooklyn, NY. Their work ranges between film production and live theater, as well as personal art sales. Their specific niches lie in concept art and scenic painting, and they are also vastly experienced in set dressing, construction, and storyboarding.
They graduated from Montclair State University with a BFA in Filmmaking in 2020, receiving "Best Director" and "Best Screenwriter" awards at their graduation ceremony. Carter worked 4 years as a scene shop assistant at MSU's Department of Theater and Dance as well. Since graduating, Carter has gone on to win several awards for their short films "Apparition" and "Antique Failure."
As a nonbinary creative, Carter’s mission statement is to create space for marginalized representation both on and off-screen.
Carter can be contacted for professional inquiries at cartcavanaugh@gmail.com.
Official Selection
Apparition
Queer Global Arts Fest
2021
Official Selection
Apparition
The East Village Queer Film Festival
New York, New York
2021
Quarter-Finalist
Antique Failure - Script
Script Awards Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
2021
Semi-Finalist
Antique Failure - Script
Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
Los Angeles, CA
2021
Official Selection
Antique Failure
The Cutting Room International Short Film Festival NYC
New York, New York
Semi-Finalist
Antique Failure
Filmmatic Short Screenplay Awards
Los Angeles, CA
Quarter-Finalist
Antique Failure
Script Awards Los Angeles
Los Angeles, CA
Award of Merit
Apparition
Best Shorts Competition
La Jolla, CA
College
Montclair State University
Filmmaking
20162020
High School
Morris County School of Technology
Visual & Performing Arts
20122016
Birth Date
April 18, 1998
Current City
Brooklyn
Hometown
Long Valley
Gender
Other
Eye Color
Brown
Zodiac Sign
Aries
Queer artist making queer art.
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