About Cutter Hodierne:
Cutter Shepard Hodierne is an American filmmaker best known for winning the Grand Jury Prize at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival for his short film, Fishing Without Nets, and for winning the Directing Award at the 2014 Sundance Film Festival for a feature version of the same film.
I think the guys who are sort of infantry in Somali piracy are not unlike low-level drug dealers in urban areas in America, who see it as, you know, not having many other options. I think it comes down to money and needing to survive.Cutter Hodierne
I started to work on a feature-length script about pirates in Somalia, but I knew that there was something I was missing, which was that I didn't know what day-to-day life looked like and felt like in East Africa. So I decided I had to go.Cutter Hodierne