Hannah Pearl Utt
Hannah Pearl Utt is a director, writer, and actor who’s feature directorial debut, BEFORE YOU KNOW IT, came out in theaters August 30th. The film, which also stars Utt, alongside co-writer, Jen Tullock, played in competition at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. It was also recently screened at the W+K Film Series, which was founded and is curated by their Head of Production, Matt Hunnicutt. The series invites writers, directors, and others to share their stories through private, pre-release screenings at a local theater with the goal of enriching W+K’s creative culture and exploring future opportunities to collaborate on commercial projects.
Hannah and Tullock also co-wrote/created the hit series, DISENGAGED, for SuperDeluxe (RIP), which Utt also directed.
In 2017, Hannah participated in Sundance’s inaugural Catalyst Women’s Initiative, as well as the Sundance Screenwriter and Director Labs, and received a 2018 Adrienne Shelly Foundation Women Filmmakers Grant.
As an actor, Hannah can be seen in Dorm Life, Ingrid Goes West, and many commercials (including a few from fellow Epoch director, Phil Morrison), inhabiting such iconic roles as “Toilet Girl” and “Egg Woman."