Gus Reed is a filmmaker, photographer and writer
from Cape Cod, based in New York City since 2010.
He frequently makes video for and with dance.
He graduated summa cum laude from Columbia
University with departmental honors and the
Louis Sudler Prize in the Arts for his first feature
screenplay, "Wilderness," in May 2014.
In 2014, he became an Associate Editor for
The George Balanchine Foundation's Video Archives.
In 2016, he was promoted to Editor.
Other recent and ongoing projects include videos with
New York City Ballet, The Jerome Robbins Foundation,
The New York Choreographic Institute, Liz Gerring Dance Company, Trainor Dance, Jodi Melnick, Claudia Schreier,
Dylan Crossman, and Emery LeCrone Dance.
He presented "Camera Music," an evening-length collaboration with pianist Audrey Vardanega pairing live music by Bach, Schubert and Kurtag with original videodance made with Jodi Melnick, Devin Alberda, Kayla Farrish and Maggie Segale on February 28, 2019.
He will begin the Directing/Screenwriting MFA program at Columbia University in Fall 2019.
photo by Daniel Rampulla