Todd Chandler    CV

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Director

Flood Tide (Feature) • Director/Editor
Hybrid narrative/documentary that tells the story of a group of artists and musicians who create extraordinary boats out of ordinary junk and set out for open water. Flood Tide is a collaboration with the Swimming Cities of Switchback Sea, a project dreamed up by the artist Swoon. With her, an eclectic group of artists and performers built and floated seven large sculptures for 150 miles on the Hudson River.
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Let Them Believe (Hybrid Narrative/Documentary Short) • Director/Editor
A team of artists sneak into the abandoned city next to Chernobyl. They discover an irradiated amusement park and transport its pieces to Manchester, UK where they rebuild it into a carnival ride open to the public. Narrative film and documentation of a commission for the Abandon Normal Devices Festival of Cinema and Culture. Created in collaboration with 0100101110101101.org
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The Road Becomes What You Leave (Documentary) • Director/Editor
Documentary short traveling with the band Magnolia Electric Company across the Great Plains of Canada.
Secretly Canadian & Wellsweep Films
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Editor

WITNESS • Lead Editor
Edited documentaries, video advocacy shorts and evidentiary submissions co-produced by WITNESS with local human rights organizations from around the world.
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Homeland: Story of the Lark (Documentary) • Additional Editor
Documentary about the making of Laurie Anderson's record Homeland.
Truckstop Media / Dir. Braden King
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The Dirty Three, 1000 Miles (Documentary) • Editor
Documentary about the Australian band Dirty Three.
Truckstop Media / Dir. Braden King


Marketbound (Documentary) • Editor
Documentary about the impact of globalization on the lives of rural families in Cambodia.
Sirk Productions / Dir. Jeremiah Crowell
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Good Kid (Short) • Editor
Short film about a day in the life of a teenage single father in the Bronx.
Wellsweep Films / Dir. Tim Sutton
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Special Night (Short) • Editor
Short film for the band Interpol.
Matador Records / Dir. Tim Sutton
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Something (Music Video) • Editor
Music video for Sam Prekop (of Sea and Cake).
Thrill Jockey Records / Dir. Tim Sutton
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Spit it Out (Music Video) • Editor
Music video for Brendan Benson.
V2 Music, Virgin Records / Dir. Tim Sutton
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Client List

Big Mouth Productions
Cabin Creek Productions
Discovery Channel
Downtown Arts Exchange
Gabriel Films
Ford Foundation
IFC (Independent Film Channel)
Jade Tree Records
Matador Records
New York Life Insurance
New World Theater
Nickelodeon Networks
Rainbow Media
Secretly Canadian Records
Sanctuary Records
So. Bronx Redevelopment Org
Sirk Productions
Stephanie Black/Palm Pictures
Thrill Jockey Records
Truckstop Media
Ultra Records
V2 (Virgin) Music
Wall Street Journal Television
WE (Women’s Entertainment)
We Belong Together
Wellsweep Films
WITNESS
Z Post Production