Loyola University Chicago

School of Communication

Adjunct Faculty Directory

Casey Puccini, MFA

Title/s: Lecturer

Specialty Area: Film and Digital Media

Phone: 646.209.9854

E-mail:

External Webpage: http://www.puccinifilm.com/about/

About

Casey Puccini is an internationally screened film and video maker working in Chicago. His award-winning first feature, Children Without Parents, is currently in theatrical release and he is underway on his follow up film, I Don’t Care. Casey is also an editor, cinematographer, performer and an educator at the college and high school level at several institutions throughout Chicago. 

Degrees

MFA in Film, Video, New Media and Animation from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL.

BFA with High Honors in Cinema from Binghamton University, NY.

Courses Taught

Introduction to Video Production

Awards

Children Without Parents
Audience Award Winner, Fandependent Films Online Festival, February 2016
Honorable Mention: Best Dramatic Feature, D.I.Y. Film Festival, April 2014.
Best Feature (3rd Place), Reelheart International Film Festival, June 2013.
Rising Star Award Winner, Canada International Film Festival, April 2013.

Other Work/Collaboration
The Latest Sun is Sinking Fast, Best New Video Installation, Chicago Reader, April 2015. (Camera Operator and Installation Technician)
Video Diary of a Lost Girl, Audience Award, Chicago Underground Film Festival, June 2012. (Cinematographer & Performer)
Kayuga, Clare Rosen and Samuel Edes Foundation Prize For Emerging Artists, May 2012. (Cinematographer)

Selected Publications

EXHIBITIONS/SCREENINGS/PERFORMANCE:

Children Without Parents, February 2016, fandependentfilms.com
Geranium, April 2015. Young Camelot, Chicago IL.
Children Without Parents: The Funeral, December 2014. No Nation Gallery and Tangential Unspace Lab, Chicago IL.
Children Without Parents, April 2014. D.I.Y. Film Festival, Los Angeles CA.
Children Without Parents, February 2014. C-Space Gallery, Beijing China.
Children Without Parents, November 2013. Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago IL. [THEATRICAL RUN]
Children Without Parents, October 2013. Minneapolis Underground Film Festival, Minneapolis MN.
Children Without Parents, June 2013. Reelheart International Film Festival, Toronto ON. [INTERNATIONAL PREMIERE]
Children Without Parents, May 2012. MFA Time Arts Screening, Gene Siskel Film Center, Chicago IL.
Geranium, May 2012. MFA Thesis Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago IL.
Uncle Bob, April 2011. Short Story Film Showcase, Chicago Filmmakers, Chicago IL.
88:88, May 2008. Binghamton Undergraduate Film Show, Binghamton NY.
RAE, April 2008. Conversations at the Art Mission, The Art Mission Theater, Binghamton NY.
Station, December 2007. Binghamton Undergraduate Film Show, Binghamton NY.
Bring on the Dancing Girls, May 2007. Binghamton Undergraduate Film Show, Binghamton NY.