Carlyn Hudson is a writer + director living in Los Angeles. Her latest short film, NICE ASS, premiered at SXSW and is now a Vimeo Staff Pick. She recently wrote and directed an 8-episode digital series called BOSS CHEER for Brat Studios, which has over 1.4 million views on the pilot alone and was picked up by Snapchat. Another series Carlyn directed, DISTANCE, a comedy about long distance relationships told from two perspectives, premiered at SXSW, won audience awards at NYTVF + Series Fest, was reviewed in the New York Times, and is nominated for the 2018 GOTHAM AWARDS for breakthrough short-form series. Paste Magazine described the series by saying, “There is the lovely, artful Distance...hinting at what modes of storytelling there may yet be untapped, even in this glut of Peak TV.”
Carlyn’s first feature as co-writer/director, THE BIG SPOON, starring Zach Knighton (Happy Endings, Magnum PI) and Isabelle McNally (Bates Motel) premiered at Austin Film Festival and is being distributed in fall 2018 by Gravitas Ventures.
As a commercial director, Carlyn specializes in telling moving, cinematic real stories and smart, dialogue-driven comedy. She's directed work for clients such as Verizon, Dell, Samsung, IBM, Cort Furniture, Frost Bank, Legos, Move LA, Southwest Airlines, and more. She's represented by Rain Management for film/tv projects and by @dolescent for commercial work.