Director | Cinematographer | Editor

An award winning American director, cinematographer and editor, Cucillo’s work includes independent documentary films, various television programs and music videos. Governed by analysis and intuition, his directorial focus and cinematic style articulate compelling stories by leveraging honesty to cultivate empathy, vision, and sincere connection in the visual depiction of moments on screen.
Cucillo’s most recent endeavor, Notown, is a documentary film that examines the water crisis in Flint and its connection to Detroit's bankruptcy through the eyes of residents, community leaders, and the UN special envoy sent to investigate allegations of human rights violations.
An Alumnus of the prestigious Baltimore School for the Arts, Cucillo received his Bachelors degree in Fine Arts from the Maryland Institute College of Art in 1999, founding Beyond Sight Pictures to represent his cinematographic, editorial, and directorial work that same year. His credits include: 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 is a 2017 Docs in Progress Fellow and holds an Emmy Award nomination for Silence of Falling Leaves; as well as, numerous Telly awards. His work has screened at the SXSW Film Festival, the Maryland Film Festival, the Annapolis Film Festival and the Frederick Film Festival.  Portfolio Resume Contact Cucillo