Editor + Filmmaker
Kristen Nutile is an award-winning documentary editor and filmmaker based in New York City. Her work has shown around the world including the Sundance Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival, and she is a recipient of the Albert Maysles Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking.
Kristen recently edited the Netflix Original film, HEROIN(E), which documents three women fighting the heroin epidemic in Hunington, WV. HEROIN(E) premiered at the Telluride Film Festival in 2017. Kristen edited the award-winning films THE BULLISH FARMER, a verité film about a Wall-Street Banker turned Farmer, DEEP RUN, a verité portrait of transgender life in rural North Carolina and UNFINISHED SPACES, about the Cuban Schools of Art. She also edited the award-winning EVERY DAY IS A HOLIDAY, STARBOARD LIGHT, INVITATION TO DANCE and FROM PRISON TO HOME. She holds co-editing credits on WRIT WRITER and THE HOUSE OF SUH. Kristen has edited a series of films that were published in the New York Times for RETRO REPORT and she has worked on a number of projects for Human Rights Watch.
Kristen collaborated with legendary filmmaker, Albert Maysles and Tanja Meding on SALLY GROSS - THE PLEASURE OF STILLNESS, a documentary about critically acclaimed dancer and choreographer, Sally Gross. The film premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival and had it's US premier at the Full Frame Festival in 2008, and was broadcast on PBS. It recently screened at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC. She holds Master's degrees in both Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University and Biology from San Francisco State University. Kristen teaches filmmaking and editing at New York Film Academy. She founded Soft Spoken Films in 2001 and is currently learning the ukulele.