Kevin Pontuti

Kevin Pontuti

Director / Producer at Penitent Productions
Director and Producer

Stockton, California

Member Since:
November 2013
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About Kevin

Kevin Pontuti is an artist and educator based in the USA. He received his MFA from Syracuse University in 1993 then moved to California where he founded the Los Angeles-based production company Studio P Inc. His image-making expertise and collaborative spirit attracted many top artists and designers to his studio. In 2009, Pontuti accepted a professorship at the University of Wisconsin-Stout. In 2017, he returned to California to lead University of the Pacific's MEDIA X program. His teaching and creative practice include film, VR and transmedia studies.

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Credits

  • The Yellow Wallpaper

    The Yellow Wallpaper (2019)
    Film by Penitent Productions (Thriller) Director A depressed young writer is pressured by her husband to spend the summer at a country house, where her new surroundings—and marriage—propel her descent into madness.

  • A Yosemite Welcome

    A Yosemite Welcome (2018)
    Film (History) Director A VR film. John Muir tells the story of his first encounter with a Yosemite bear.

  • Vanita

    Vanita (2017)
    Film (short) by Penitent Productions (Thriller) Director A young woman finds a strange mirror.

  • Pescare

    Pescare (2016)
    Film (short) by Penitent Productions (Short) Director A young woman completes a onerous task.

  • Onere

    Onere (2016)
    Film (short) by Penitent Productions (Short) Director A young woman bears a strange burden. A film about self-acceptance and resilience.

  • North Passage

    North Passage (2014)
    Film by Popple Creek Pictures Director

Awards

  • Best VR film award at HollyShorts Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best VR film award at Earth Day Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best VR film award at San Francisco Frozen Film Festival
    (2018)

  • Best Slow Cinema Award at Los Angeles Underground Film Forum
    (2017)

  • Audience Award at Los Angeles Underground Film Forum
    (2017)

  • Best Short Film at Solaris Film Festival
    (2017)

  • Audience Award at Altered Esthetics Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Stone Axe Award at Flyway Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Human Path Award at Pi Greco Zen Film Festival
    (2016)

  • Second Place International Competition FEDAXV
    (2016)

  • Second Place Best Drama North Bay Art and Film Festival
    (2016)

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