An award winning American director, cinematographer and editor, Cucillo’s work includes independent documentary film, television and music video projects. Governed by analysis and intuition, his directorial focus and cinematic style leverage the visual depiction of empathy to cultivate the beauty of sincerity on screen.
Founding Beyond Sight Pictures in 1999, his work includes: the A&E original documentary series Random 1, the award winning documentary film, Lost in Woonsocket, and the "Rock Doc" Don't Stop Believin': Everyman's Journey. Cucillo’s most recent endeavor, Notown, is a documentary film that examines the Flint Water Crisis and its connection to Detroit's bankruptcy through the eyes of residents, community leaders, and a UN special envoy sent to investigate allegations of human rights violations.
A 2017 Docs in Progress Fellow, Cucillo received his BFA from the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), and is also an alumnus of the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts. He holds an Emmy Award nomination for Silence of Falling Leaves; numerous Telly awards; and his work has screened at the SXSW Film Festival, the Maryland Film Festival, the Frederick Film Festival; and the Annapolis Film Festival.
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