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Cydney Tucker

Director/Producer, ABC News Studios
Brooklyn, NY US
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Cydney Tucker is an Emmy-nominated journalist and documentary director currently based in Atlanta, Georgia. She has written, produced, and directed films for a variety of legacy and digital media organizations including CBS News, NBC News, Al Jazeera International, and RYOT. Her latest projects include two feature-length films for The New York Times Presents’ Hulu/FX documentary series, and a short film, Rebyrth. Her work has been screened in several festivals including SXSW, New Orleans Film Festival, Indie Memphis Film Festival, and Idlewild Film Festival. Cydney’s latest short House of Tulip is supported by both the Sundance Institute and International Documentary Association and can presently be found in multiple film festivals across the country. Currently: ABC News Studios

Featured Work

To Live And Die in Alabama

Three police officers died in a shootout at a drug house in Alabama. One man was sentenced to death for the shootings, even though he was never accused of even touching the murder weapon. This is the story of Nathaniel Woods.

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House of Tulip

House of Tulip follows two Black trans activists as they run for office and work to build Louisiana’s first housing refuge that provides residency solely for trans and gender non-conforming residents.

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