Henry Chaisson

| August 22, 2016

Brown University

Henry Photo 300x300Henry Chaisson is a filmmaker and composer from Newton, Mass. He graduated with a degree in music from Brown University, where he was the recipient of the Hope Chatterton Prize for piano performance.

Also an accomplished filmmaker, Chaisson’s short film Open 24 Hours premiered at Palm Springs ShortFest in 2015. He was awarded by Film School Shorts the Best New Talent (Age 20-24) prize at the National Film Festival for Talented Youth (NFTTY) in 2015. Along with Mike Makowsky, the co-writer and producer of Open 24 Hours, Chaisson runs his own production company, Slater Hall. 

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Open 24 Hours

Open 24 Hours

A contract killer gets more than he bargained for after a pit-stop at the convenience store. A short film by Henry Chaisson.

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Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Peter Borg

Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by

John Andrieni

Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer