David Dillehunt

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David Dillehunt
David Dillehunt, NATAS-NCCB Emmy Awards, June 2013.jpg
Born
David Nelson Dillehunt

(1984-04-05) April 5, 1984 (age 38)
Occupation(s)Director, Producer, Composer
Years active1996 – present
SpouseKristen Dillehunt (m. 2016)
Musical career
Genres
Instruments
  • Vocals
  • piano
  • keyboard
  • guitar
  • bass
  • drums
Websitedaviddillehunt.com

David Nelson Dillehunt (born April 5, 1984, in Charlottesville, Virginia) is an American film director, television producer and composer.

Career[edit]

He is best known as the director of You Can't Do That on Film,[1] the 2004 documentary about the cult-classic children's series, You Can't Do That on Television. Other notable works include his sketch-comedy series, Caught in the Act, the 2008 feature-length comedy, Craptastic,[2] and the 2011 documentary We Are Astronomers, which premiered at the Virginia Film Festival. Dillehunt has released eight albums and five EPs of original music compositions,[3] and is a founding member of the indie rock band Butterfly Vendetta.[4]

Dillehunt is the Deputy Director of Communications & Public Engagement for the City of Charlottesville.[5] Since joining the department in 2005, he has overseen the production of numerous local television series and civic meetings. Dillehunt now manages the PEG cable stations in Charlottesville. He was nominated for a Regional Emmy Award in May 2013 and May 2021 for his work with the department.[6][7]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Director Writer Producer Editor Cinematographer Notes
2003 Eviternity Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2004 You Can't Do That on Film Yes Yes Yes Yes No Also composer
2005 One Shot Yes No Yes No Yes Story by
Also composer
2006 Slapjack Yes Yes Yes Yes No Also actor
2007 Smoke Screen Yes No No Yes Yes
2008 Craptastic Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Also actor
Co-director with Bryan Kasik
2009 At The Bottom Yes No Yes Yes Yes Story by
2010 Paper Shoes Yes No Yes Yes No Story by
Also actor
2011 We Are Astronomers Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2012 Velvet Rut Yes Yes Yes Yes No Also composer and actor
2013 No One Knows You Yes No Yes Yes Yes
2014 Craptastic Number Two Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Also actor
Co-director with Bryan Kasik
2015 Turn Off Your Mind Yes No Yes Yes No Also composer
2016 Oubliette Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Also composer
2017 The Way I See It Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
2018 Butterfly Vendetta Yes No Yes Yes No Also composer
2019 First Amendment Writes Yes No Yes Yes Yes
2020 Somewhere in Between Yes No Yes Yes No Also composer
2021 What Are You Watching? Yes Yes Yes Yes No Also voice actor
2022 Radio Daze Yes No Yes Yes Yes

Discography[edit]

Studio albums

EPs

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