Kristen Nutile, ACE, is a documentary editor and filmmaker based in New York City.

Kristen is currently editing UNTITLED MICHAEL PREMO PROJECT directed by Michael Premo and produced by Rachel Falcone. Most recently, Kristen edited the film TURN EVERY PAGE, directed by Lizzie Gottlieb and released by Sony Pictures Classics. In addition, she holds editing credits on FATHOM (AppleTV +), ART & KRIMES BY KRIMES (MTV Documentary Films), ADRIENNE (HBO), LOVE, GILDA (Magnolia Pictures), THE PLACE THAT MAKES US (PBS), DEEP RUN (Netflix), EVERY DAY IS A HOLIDAY (PBS). She edited UNFINISHED SPACES, which won an NY Independent Spirit Award and is part of the permanent collection at Museum of Modern Art. Kristen had the opportunity to work on both WEED THE PEOPLE and BUSINESS OF BIRTH CONTROL, directed by Abby Epstein and Executive Produced by Ricki Lake. Kristen also edited WARRIOR WOMEN, which was nominated for a Peabody in 2020, as well as HEROIN(E) which was nominated for an Academy Award, a Peabody Award and went on to win an Emmy Award. Kristen also edited a series of films that were published in the New York Times for RETRO REPORT and she worked on a number of projects for Human Rights Watch.

Kristen has directed eleven films. Her own work intersects experimental and non-fiction filmmaking, and her films have shown around the world, including the Sundance Film Festival and the Tribeca Film Festival. Her latest film, MONOCHROMATIC DREAMS, is a poetic short film about muli-tmedia installation artist, Yvette Mayorga. It was co-directed with JP Olsen and Brian Zahm and screened in film festivals as well as the LatinXAmerican Exhibition at DePaul Art Museum. In 2006, Kristen collaborated with legendary filmmaker, Albert Maysles and Tanja Meding on SALLY GROSS - THE PLEASURE OF STILLNESS, a documentary about critically acclaimed dancer and choreographer, Sally Gross. The film premiered at the Locarno International Film Festival and was broadcast on PBS. It screened at the National Gallery of Art in Washington DC as well as the Film Forum in New York City.

Kristen is an active member of American Cinema Editors. Kristen serves as a mentor for the Karen Schmeer Film Editing Fellowship. She is a 2019 MacDowell Fellow and a 2017 Sundance Editing and Story Lab Fellow. In 2006, she was a recipient of the Albert Maysles Award for Excellence in Documentary Filmmaking. She has also received support from NYSCA, the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, as well as two grants from the Jerome Foundation. She teaches filmmaking and editing at New York Film Academy. She holds Master's degrees in both Documentary Film and Video from Stanford University and Biology from San Francisco State University. She founded Soft Spoken Films in 2001.