Film Projects

Public bio

Kyle Henry's feature fiction narrative directing debut Room premiered at both the Sundance and Cannes film festivals in 2005, and was nominated for two FIND Independent Spirit Awards. His feature documentary University Inc., about the corporatization of higher education, and American Cowboy, about a gay rodeo champ, received wide festival play, with the former touring colleges and universities through the country as part of Michael Moore and Richard Linklater’s The McCollege Tour. Henry is also the editor of the Sundance/Tribeca/SXSW award-winning feature narrative Manito and ten documentary features including: Audience of One, Light from the East, the PBS/ITVS-funded Troop 1500 and Letters from the Other Side, and Showtime's Trinidad. Recently, he edited the 2012 Emmy Award winning Where the Soldiers Come From and the 2013 SXSW premiere Before You Know It. His short film Fourplay: Tampa premiered at the Cannes Film Festivals' Directors' Fortnight section in 2011 and played at Sundance 2012. His Fourplay feature anthology, executive produced by Michael Stipe and Jim McKay, premiered at Frameline 2012, toured internationally and received US distribution via TLA Releasing in 2013. Henry has also created content and worked as a consultant for numerous corporate partners and non-profits and has lectured in the Radio-TV-Film department at the University of Texas-Austin. He is current an assistant professor of film production at Northwestern University and the new associate director of its MFA in Documentary Media program, more info here http://www.communication.northwestern.edu/programs/mfa_documentary_media/