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Tucker Capps

Tucker Capps is a writer, editor and filmmaker from Portland, Oregon. He is a graduate of Yale University and Iowa Writers' Workshop, where he wrote fiction and published in Best New American Voices.  He has directed films in Tanzania, Alaska, the Czech Republic and China, and his first feature-length documentary, GOOLD’S GOLD, was awarded the Grand Jury Prize for Best Feature at the Genart Film Festival in New York. He has produced many television episodes for several networks, including A&E's Emmy-winning series INTERVENTION and Showtime's TIME OF DEATH, which won the International Documentary Association's annual award for Best Limited Series.  He recently directed BREAKING POINTS, a short documentary about Adderall abuse among students, and is currently finishing work on a new feature documentary that he produced in collaboration with Oscar nominee Rory Kennedy (LAST DAYS IN VIETNAM).  He lives in Downtown Los Angeles.

Recognition

Grand Jury Prize at the 2011 Gen Art Film Festival (GOOLD'S GOLD)
Special Jury Mention at the Austin Film Festival (GOOLD'S GOLD)
Official Selection of
True-False Film Festival (GOOLD'S GOLD)
Short story "Alice" published in Best New American Voices  
The Louis Sudler Prize for Excellence in the Arts (Yale University)