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Sustainability Documentary, JMC 494/MCO598
Byck has more than 20 years of experience as a director and editor. Byck is currently in production for "Carbon Nation 2.0," an ongoing series of short films promoting a low-carbon economy, produced in affiliation with ASU.
His first documentary, “Garbage,” won the South by Southwest Film Festival, screened in scores of festivals and played at the Museum of Modern Art and Lincoln Center. In addition, he has edited documentaries for Peter Jackson's last two films, "Lord of the Rings" and "King Kong" and has worked as an editor or director for documentaries and promotional shorts for Warner Bros., Universal Pictures, 20th Century Fox, MTV, Vh1, BBC, Disney and MGM, for shows and movies that include "The West Wing," "The Matrix," "Scrubs," "ER" and many more.
At the Cronkite School, Byck teaches a short documentary film course in sustainability storytelling. He has a bachelor of fine arts from California Institute of the Arts.