KAHLIL HUDSON  is a director of commercials, television, and non-fiction film. Kahlil directed the South By Southwest Film Festival award-winning film LOW AND CLEAR which was recently named one of Paste Magazine’s “100 Best Documentaries of All Time.”

Kahlil is a Sundance Documentary Film Program Fellow with his latest feature documentary, YOUNG MEN & FIRE, which follows a crew of wildland firefighters fighting forest fires over one fire season.

Kahlil is the co-founder of the directing collective FINBACK, and is represented by commercial production company ACCOMPLICE. As a director and cinematographer, his commercial and broadcast clients include:  Nat Geo, History Channel, MTV, Showtime, Yahoo!, Nikon, Interscope Records, MSNBC, Starz, Becks, HBO’s Vice, Nike, Filson, Patagonia, Ram Trucks, Yeti, Porsche, REI, Northrop Grumman, and PBS.

He received his MFA in Film Directing from UCLA and is a professor at the Institute of American Indian Arts in Santa Fe, NM where he teaches film production.