David Felix Sutcliffe

Washington Dc, District of Columbia, United States


David Felix Sutcliffe is a Sundance and Emmy Award-winning producer. He is committed to ambitious and urgent cinematic storytelling that interrogates colonial norms and center filmmakers historically excluded from western media. David’s films have been distributed by Netflix, Hulu, POV, BBC, Canal+, screened at Sundance, Tribeca, True/False, CPH:DOX, and funded by Sundance, Ford, Facet, and Field of Vision among others. He was included in Filmmaker Magazine’s list of 25 New Faces of Independent Film, is an alum of the Sundance Creative Producing Lab and Edit Lab, a former Soros Equality Fellow and Pew Fellow, and received the IDA’s Emerging Documentary Filmmaker of the Year Award. 

Currently, David is producing Daniel Chein and Mark Mushiva Ya Mushiva’s sci-fi documentary TIME HUNTER (Facet and Sundance-supported). Other credits include FOR OUR CHILDREN (ARRAY/Netflix, 2024), 499 (Cinema Guild, 2021), CRIME + PUNISHMENT (Hulu, 2018) QUEST (POV, 2018) and the forthcoming SONGS FROM THE HOLE (SXSW Visions Audience Award winner, 2024). Previously a director, David’s debut feature (T)ERROR (Netflix, 2015) won a Sundance Special Jury Prize, an Emmy, an Independent Spirit Award nomination, and was featured in The New York Times Magazine and This American Life. David is a member of the Documentary Producers Alliance Equity and Inclusion Committee, and an alum of the Catalyst Collective’s Anti-Racist Training for White Organizers. 

David is a new father and loves to dance.