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WRITER, FILMMAKER & TEACHER
John Hulme is a writer and filmmaker from Highland Park, NJ. He is the co-author of five books, including The Seems, a trilogy of fantasy novels from Bloomsbury Children’s Books.
He directed the award-winning documentaries Unknown Soldier: Searching For a Father (HBO) and Blood, Sweat & Tears: A Basketball Exorcism.
He also co-created the original radio drama, Vanishing Point (NPR, XM Radio). He is currently building the Highland Park African American History Project — a multimedia oral history of his hometown's black community — which is being funded by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities. The Project’s first documentary, Blacked Out, won the Best Youth Film award at the 2018 Harlem International Film Festival. Hulme's first feature length horror screenplay, Bagman, is being produced for Lionsgate by Temple Hill Entertainment in 2022, and his original True Crime Horror podcast, No Man's Land, is now available on all podcast platforms.
Hulme is also an adjunct Professor at Rutgers University, where he teaches Documentary Filmmaking and Digital Storytelling.