Curriculum Vitae

Steve Hamilton – 198 6th Avenue #3 – New York, NY, 10013

917-907-2353 –


Business Experience


Managing Partner — Whitehouse Post, New York, 2007-2010

Established a new presence for this large commercial post-production company engineering and overseeing the move, expansion, and redesign of their New York office and technological infrastructure. Managed the operation of the New York office which employed 7 full time editors and 25 full time support staff.


Founder — Mad Mad Judy, Inc. New York City 1999-2007

A boutique commercial editorial facility made possible by and building upon emerging digital technological advances developed at Spin Cycle Post that made it possible for smaller digitally oriented facilities to compete with the larger and better established video-tape-based post production houses.


Founding Partner — Spin Cycle Post, Inc. New York City 1992-1998

A post-production facility pioneering new digital editing technologies for feature films. I served as business manager, principal supervising editor, and chief technology officer for 7 years during which the company grew to 25 employees, 12 digital editing suites, and a Foley and ADR recording studio.


Marketing Executive — Versys Corporation 1986-1989

Marketed sophisticated central-computer-based network systems to medium sized and large law firms throughout the United States.


University Visiting Lecturing


New York University, NYC Tisch School of the Arts, Graduate Film

Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, Undergraduate Film Department

Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ Undergraduate Film Department

Temple University, Philadelphia PA, Graduate and Undergraduate Film

School of Visual Arts, Undergraduate Media Arts Program

Pratt Institute, NYC, Department of Film and Video

Audio Engineering Society, AES Convention, NYC

Avid Users Group, National Conventions 1994, 1995




Bachelor of Arts, Santa Clara University, 1986

MFA Candidate, Products of Design, School of Visual Arts, 2015


Solo Art Exhibitions


I Shall Be Released The Tank, NYC – Curator Randy Bell 2006


The Further Back I Look the Further Forward I Can See Triangle Project Space, San Antonio, TX – Curator Jennifer Jankowskis September 2003


Hush Public Sculpture Installation in Duarte Square on Canal St and 6th Avenue Art In General 25th Anniversary celebration. Sept 2001 – April 2002


Post-Meridian performance at the New Museum-New Media Lounge,  NY,  curated by Anne Barlow 2001


Score, (with Prime Time) performance at Flat, NY,  curated by Felicity Hogan 2000


Group Art Exhibitions


25 years of Art in the Parks NYC Parks Department retrospective featuring Hush 2007


Crossing the Line, Queens Museum of Art,  curator Valerie Smith featuring Capricorn 2  June-Oct. 2001


Dusk I-20 Gallery curator David Hunt.  Featuring Rooftop performance of Flutter, a multi-channel surround sound installation. September 2000



Artist Collaborations


Seven – Created by Mika Rottenberg and Jon Kessler

Performa NYC 2011


Shadow – Created by Slater Bradley and Ed Lachman

Whitney Museum of American Art, NYC 2010


Streamside Day – Created by Pierre Huyghe

Dia Art Foundation, NYC 2004

Cremaster 1,4 & 5 – Created by Matthew Barney

Guggenheim Museum NYC 2003


The Pool and Many Other Works– Created by Burt Barr

between 1993 to 2010



Film Editing | Sound Design for Motion Pictures


Yearbook – Short Film Dir. Carter Smith

Sundance Film Festival 2011


The Caretakers – Short Film Dir: Elisabeth Subrin

New York Film Festival 2009


Big River – Feature Film Dir. Atsushi Funahashi

Berlin Film Festival 2005


The Girl From Monday – Feature Film Dir: Hal Hartley

Sundance Film Festival 2005


The Chateau – Feature Film Dir: Jesse Peretz

Rotterdam Film Festival 2001


Henry Fool – Feature Film Dir: Hal Hartley

Winner, Best Screenplay Cannes International Film Festival 1998,

Toronto Film Festival 1998

Rotterdam Film Festival 1999


The Book of Life – Feature Film Dir: Hal Hartley

New York Film Festival 1998

Rotterdam Film Festival 1999


The Everlasting (fka Nora) – Feature Film Dir: Michael Almereyda

Berlin Film Festival 1998


The Rocking Horse Winner – Short Film Dir: Michael Almereyda

Sundance Film Festival 1998

Rotterdam Film Festival 1998

Berlin Film Festival 1998

Toronto Film Festival 1997

New York Film Festival 1997


Strawberry Fields – Feature Film Dir: Rea Tajiri

Berlin Film Festival 1996

Venice Film Festival


Amateur – Feature Film Dir: Hal Hartley

Cannes International Film Festival 1994

New York Film Festival 1994


Simple Men – Feature Film Dir: Hal Hartley

Cannes International Film Festival 1992


The Adventures of Pete & Pete – Comedy Series for Nickelodeon

Various Directors, Season 2, Cable Ace Award, Best Children’s TV Show


Sound Design for Motion Pictures


Three Seasons – Feature Film, Tony Bui, Director

Grand Jury Prize, Sundance Film Festival, 1999

Audience Award, Sundance Film Festival, 1999


Arresting Gena – Feature Film, Hannah Weyer, Director

Sundance Film Festival, 1997


The Myth of Fingerprints – Feature Film, Bart Freundlich, Director

Sundance Film Festival, 1997


Sense & Sensibility – Feature Film, Ang Lee, Director

Academy Award, Best Screenplay, 1996


Palookaville – Feature Film, Alan Taylor, Director

Toronto Film Festival, 1996

Venice Film Festival, 1996


Angela – Feature Film, Rebecca Miller, Director

Filmmaker’s Trophy, Sundance Film Festival 1995


Eat, Drink, Man, Woman – Feature Film, Ang Lee, Director

Cannes International Film Festival, 1994

Nominated for Golden Reel Award for Best Sound, 1994