Filmmaker, Chris Cassidy's latest documentary chronicles a "day in the night" of Mark Nilsen and exposes one of his unique ideas. The streets of New York have been an endless palette for artist Nilsen. You'll see everything from dog piss to enthusiastic passersby as Nilsen brings his work from creation to commerce in this Cassflix film Charge for That.
Length: 7 minutes
Chris Cassidy has been a professional photographer in New York City for the last 12 years, specializing in the music industry and professional boxing. His pictures have appeared in numerous publications, including Rolling Stone, US, People, Newsweek, Vibe, Sports Illustrated , New York Times and The Ring.
In 1999, Chris made the transition from still photography to filmmaking. He has directed over 20 music videos and the award-winning MTV documentary short, "Dear Barbra..." He is currently working on a feature length documentary about the unique relationship between a Brooklyn-based rock singer, Vic Thrill, and young Hasidic Jew, Curly Oxide, who was drawn to Vic's free spirited lifestyle.