Jesse Hutchins – Director / Cinematographer

Pittsburgh Filmmaker, Screenwriter, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, and all around good guy, Jesse Hutchins

How long have you lived in Pittsburgh? I have lived in Pittsburgh for 8 years now. 

What role(s) do you fill when making films? When I do a project, I write, produce, DP, Direct, and edit. I like Directing and having the camera in my hand the most.

What are some awards you’ve won or festivals you been in?  Some awards that I have won are, Best Cinematography for “Waking Moments.” and Best Director with Brian Ceponis for “Quietus.” “Waking Moments” has been selected for two festivals. The Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival, and the Transparent Film Festival. I hope to add more festivals to the list in the near future. 

How long have you been making films? I have been part of the filmmaking process for 13 years now. I truly and honestly love it. I have no plans to slow either. 

What are some of your “more visible” films that you’re most proud of? Some films that I am proud of are, “Waking Moments” which we won, Best Actor, Best Actress, and Best cinematography.

Waking Moments
Christmas in July
Done Waiting
Straight and Narrow

The best way for everyone to reach me is, and