Nelson Hume is a Director/D.P. He graduated from NYU Graduate Film School in 1990 where he received the WTC Phillip Johnson Fellowship Award. In 1998 he co-wrote and directed SUNBURN, a feature film starring Cillian Murphy and produced by Jean Doumanian. The film had its world premier at the Galway International Film Festival where it won 2nd prize for Best First Feature and went on to screen at the Toronto International Film, Newport Film Festival and Seattle Film Festival. He is currently in development on his next feature film, BLUE LIPS, also starring Cillian Murphy.
Nelson’s work as a D.P. includes, most recently the TLC documentary series, LITTLE PEOPLE BIG WORLD, and the feature documentary THE WORLD ACCORDING TO SESAME STREET which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival and was produced by Partisan Pictures. Other present shooting work includes OSWALD’S GHOST and HOLLYWOOD VIETNAM, (directed by Robert Stone) and WANDERLUST, (directed by Bob Pulcini & Shari Berman). Nelson lives in Lower Manhattan with his wife Melissa and his son Milo.