Artistic Director

Phil is an associate professor at Dixie State University and the director of the Center for Media Innovation, the DSU media center. He is also the director of the digital film track in the communication department.

Prior to coming back to his alma mater to teach, Phil was vice president of special projects at NFL Films for 21 years. He was also a producer, director, and writer for NFL Films (1969 to 1986) and a journalist and professional athlete (1967 to 1969). Phil is the recipient of 30 Emmy Awards for shows like “Football America,” “The 100 Yard Universe,” “Autumn Ritual,” and “Lost Treasures of NFL Films.” He has also produced non-sports related programming like “Blood from a Stone” for the History Channel, “Faces of Evil” for TNT, and music videos for a wide variety of artists including B.B. King, Santana, Def Leppard, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. Phil and his wife Judy also have their own production company, Bristlecone Films.

DOCUTAH Committee 2014

Standing left to right – Alisha Rossell, Braden Tobler, Jodi Simkins, Jeanine Nay, Melynda Thrope, Maria Bretell, Shannan Arslanian, Heather Cox, Kathy Williamson, Judy Tuckett, Christy Christiansen, Brian Christiansen, Susan Erickson, Gerri Chasko, Ken Cook, Josh Bodell, Shazad Sheikh

Siting left to right – Stevie Vogel, Nancy Head, Deward Wilson, Lani Puriri, Phil Tuckett, Christina Schultz, Mark Houser, John Burns, Shadman Bashir


DOCUTAH film festival 2014 commitee