Randy Douthit is an American film producer and director specialising in independent films. His work includes award-winning short films and feature films that have been screened in festivals worldwide. His directorial debut was a sci-fi short story that won a Best Short Film Award. His first feature film premiered in the Sundance Film Festival competition and won several awards. His second feature film has sold to a major studio for worldwide distribution.
Douthit’s work is produced through his production company, and they have been very active in making short films, documentaries, and feature films. In addition to filmmaking, Douthit is also active in the visual arts and has been a member of the Artist-in-residence program at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian.
He started his career as a documentary filmmaker and has worked on projects ranging from personal documentaries to fly-on-the-wall documentaries and narrative short films. Randy Douthit has worked with A-list actors on projects that have garnered multiple awards and been honoured at major art institutions worldwide.
Douthit is the Executive Producer and Director at Disruption Entertainment in Los Angeles, California. He Joined CNN in the early nineties and worked for several years as a video editor for the news network, then later became a Producer and Director. He enjoys Directing and arts in general. He is a fan of television, film, and comic books.
Despite the difficulties involved, he wants to build a career as an independent filmmaker. In an interview, he stated that the idea of venturing into production came from his obsession with creating short films. He would sell his short films to comedy clubs and independent film distributors. He has directed features, shorts, music videos and TV commercials. He also says that he spends most of his time reading, watching TV and trying to learn about film production.
His ideas and movies are often a fusion of fantasy and the natural world and have received critical acclaim and awards. His work has been featured at film festivals around the world. He believes he gets his ideas from his imagination, dreams, and subconscious sources. His work has been featured on television and screened at various film festivals worldwide.