PETER HUTCHISON, DIRECTOR/PRODUCER
Peter Hutchison is a critically acclaimed filmmaker, NY Times Bestselling author, educator and activist. Based in Brooklyn, his experience in film and TV production – as a documentary director, producer, writer and NYU Faculty member - spans nearly two decades. He most recently produced & directed Requiem for the American Dream: Noam Chomsky and the Principles of Concentration of Wealth and Power, which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival and was named by ‘TimeOut NY’ & ‘IndieWire’ to their “Top 20/Must-See” festival lists. A NY Times Critics Pick, it has since screened theatrically in over 50 U.S. cities, and was a #1 top-selling doc on iTunes. It is currently showing on Netflix. The book version of the film, recently published by Seven Stories Press, debuted at #6 on the NY Times Bestseller list.
His numerous documentaries include What Would Jesus Buy? (Sundance Channel) with producing partner Morgan Spurlock; the award-winning SPLIT: A Divided America (IFC Choice Indie) and follow-up SPLIT: A Deeper Divide (Documentary Channel); and Awake Zion, the Jerusalem IFF closing night event (Film Buff). He holds an M.S. in Counseling Psychology.
DAVID KUHN, WRITER/PRODUCER
David has extensive experience in documentary film production, television, journalism, photography and law. He produced director Eugene Jarecki’s Promised Land on the state of the American dream (Cannes Film Festival Official Selection & Special Screening, 2017), Afrika Bambaataa: The Rise and Fall of the Zulu Nation (in production) and Raoul’s: Gentrification & Family in Soho (in production). He recently produced a doc short in Cuba The Cyclist (Una Cyclista) for “The New Yorker Presents...“ series on Amazon (2016).
He has served as legal counsel and/or consulting producer for documentaries such as: The Age of Consequences (2016), Denial (2016), (T)error (2016), Requiem for the American Dream (2015), The House I Live In (2012), Beyond the Boardroom (2006), and Capturing the Friedmans (2003). David lives and works in New York City.
Lucas Sabean, EDITOR
Lucas Sabean is a professional video editor, producer and filmmaker with 20 years of experience. His work has played at the Telluride film festival, Seattle International film festival, Chicago International film festival, Slamdance film festival among many others. He has extensive experience in the commercial field having produced and edited thousands of videos, a large body of experiential work, and feature-length independent narrative and documentary films.