CUTTER HODIERNE is a two-time Sundance award-winning director. His debut feature film FISHING WITHOUT NETS, a story of pirates in Somalia told from the perspective of the pirates, won 'Best Director' at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival and was called "Sundance's most beautiful film" by The Wrap. His short film of the same title garnered international acclaim, including the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival. Cutter was named one of the 25 New Faces of Independent Film and attended the Sundance Screenwriter's Lab. His short was expanded into the first scripted feature film financed by VICE Studios and distributed by FOX.
Cutter has also directed commercials for major brands like Intel, Microsoft, AEG, LiveNation, (RED), and others. He has also created VR experiences like STRENGTH IN NUMBERS - NBA FINALS VR for OCULUS and a virtual exhibit at the NEWSEUM: BERLIN WALL VR, Cutter collaborated with Sougwen Chung to make an installation film for her exhibition OMNIA PER OMNIA as part of a commission by New Museum in NY. Cutter began his career directing music videos in Washington, DC before traveling the world with U2 directing tour documentaries for the historic U2-360 Tour.