|Filmmaker, musician, educator.|
Monteith McCollum is an independent filmmaker, musician and educator who has taught at various schools in Chicago, Illinois and upstate New York such as Columbia College, Broome Community College and Ithaca College. He has been a visiting artist at colleges including Boston Museum School, Art Institute of Chicago and University of Iowa.
As director of the award winning feature documentary Hybrid, Monteith has traveled extensively showing his work and speaking about film. Hybrid was broadcast nationally on PBS and Arte in France. It premiered in New York at MOMA's New Directors/New Films. It also garnered many awards, including the IFP/Direct TV truer than fiction Independent Spirit Award in Los Angeles Ca,
With Ariana Gerstein, Montieth has been named a Rockefeller Fellow for their collaborative work in documentary. Other honors include over a dozen best of festival awards at San Francisco International, Amsterdam Documentary Festival, Slamdance, Ann Arbor, Bermuda, Nashville, South by Southwest, and Amsterdam International Documentary Festival to name a few. His short films Lawn and Milk in the Land were shown on PBS as part of the P.O.V. series.