Carlyn Hudson is a writer and director living in Los Angeles (and sometimes Austin). She was one of the talents selected as a segment director for the Slacker: 20 Years Later remake and field produced the Richard Linklater-directed Up To Speed original series for Hulu. She co-produced Andrew Bujalksi's Computer Chess (jury prize, Sundance 2013) and was the casting director for his latest effort, Results (Magnolia Pictures). Carlyn has received multiple grants from the Austin Film Society, is a founding member of Women in Cinema, and an early member of Film Fatales Los Angeles.
Carlyn has directed award-winning short films that have premiered at SXSW, LA Comedy Shorts, Austin Film Festival, Brooklyn Film Festival, and was one of 6 directors selected for the Texas Filmmakers Showcase at the DGA in Los Angeles. She's field directed for Vice, programs the popular indie film series Cinema East, has work featured on Funny or Die, and was the only filmmaker profiled in Austin Monthly's 20 in their 20s. She is currently on the festival circuit her first feature film as writer/director, called The Big Spoon, and in post-production on the series Distance, whose pilot just premiered as part of the "Future of Entertainment" section of SXSW 2016.
As a commercial director, Carlyn has directed work for clients such as Verizon, Dell, Samsung, IBM, Cort Furniture, Legos, Move LA, Southwest Airlines, and many more. She's represented by Rain Management in Los Angeles and by Revelator for commercial work.