B.A., North Carolina State University, Multi-Disciplinary Studies
NEAL HUTCHESON (Producer / Director) has produced five documentaries for PBS in collaboration with the renowned linguist Walt Wolfram – Indian By Birth (2001), Mountain Talk (2004), Voices of North Carolina (2005), The Queen Family: Appalachian Tradition & Back Porch Music (2006), and The Carolina Brogue (2008). Independently, Hutcheson directed the documentary The Prison Sutras (1997), and produced numerous short films including Jornado del Muerto (1998), Cry Like A Baby (2000), and Vollis Simpson’s Whirligigs (2001). He also produced the feature documentary film, The Last One, which previewed in a special exhibition at the Asheville Art Museum in Spring, 2006 and in the Hillbilly Babylon Film Festival, Sept. 29- Oct. 4, in Berlin, Germany. Obliquities, a collection of short films, is forthcoming from Sucker Punch Pictures. Hutcheson, in collaboration with Wolfram, is currently engaged in an ambitious feature-length documentary on cultural decay in the rural fishing communities along the North Carolina coast.
Hutcheson received a Regional Artist grant from United Arts in 1997 and again in 2002, and a highly competitive Visual Artist Fellowship from the North Carolina Arts Council in 2004.
The Carolina Brogue. 2008.
The Queen Family: Appalachian Tradition & Back Porch Music. 2006.
National PBS, October 2006.
Voices of North Carolina. 2005. PBS
Mountain Talk. 2004. PBS
Cry Like A Baby. 2000. PBS
Indian By Birth: The Lumbee Dialect. 1999 PBS
Jornada del Muerto. 1998. PBS
The Prison Sutras. 1997. PBS
Selected Video and Film Productions in Educational Use
A Door Into Hindi. Vid. Neal Hutcheson. 2002, 2003.
Talk About Writing: Jonathan Williams. Prod. & Dir. Neal Hutcheson. 2000.
Living in Eurasia: Young Voices of Russia. Prod. & Dir. Neal Hutcheson. 2000.
Indonesia: A Southeast Asian Nation. Prod. & Dir. Neal Hutcheson. 1999.
Meet Richa: A Girl From New Delhi. Dir. Neal Hutcheson. 1998.
Village Fatehpur Beri. Dir. Neal Hutcheson. 1997.
People and Places of South Asia. Dir. Neal Hutcheson. 1997.
Awards and Honors
CHASS University Extension Award, NC State University 2007
EPA Distinguished Employee Award, NC State University 2005
Visual Artist Fellowship, North Carolina Arts Council, 2004
Regional Artist Grant Award, United Arts Council of Wake County, 2002-2003
Regional Artist Grant Award, United Arts Council of Wake County, 1997-1998
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