Princess Grace Award
JustFilms Documentary, 2012

Additional Princess Grace Grants
• 2019 Special Project Award
• 2017 Flaherty Seminar Participant
• 2016 Artist Academy Participant
• 2013 Special Project Award
• 2013 JustFilms Professional Development Grant


Esy Casey is a filmmaker whose  cinematography can be seen in the Emmy nominated BORN TO FLY (shot with DPs Albert Maysles and Kirsten Johnson, Independent Lens PBS), BEFORE YOU KNOW IT (Dir. PJ Raval, America Reframed PBS), and THING WITH NO NAME (Dir. Sarah Friedland). Her directorial debut JEEPNEY was nationally broadcast on PBS and won the jury prize for Best Cinematography at the Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival. Her work has received awards and fellowships from The New York Film Festival, The Princess Grace Foundation USA, The Ford Foundation’s JustFilms Initiative, The Center for Asian American Media, MacDowell, Yaddo, The Flaherty Seminar, The Creative Work Fund and The American Association of University Women.