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Debra McClutchy


Filmmaker/Archival Producer

Debra McClutchy is a Brooklyn, NY-based documentary filmmaker, archival producer, and consultant with experience that spans development to distribution. She co-originated and co-directed The Martha Mitchell Effect, nominated for a 2023 Academy Award for Best Documentary Short Film. Her 2024 archival credits include Swamp Dogg Gets His Pool Painted, Secret Mall Apartment, and Uncropped. In 2019, Debra co-produced the feature documentary The Booksellers. For nearly twelve years, she was a senior creator at Oscilloscope Laboratories, an independent film distributor in NYC founded by Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys. She was also a producer and research director for the world-renowned distributor The Criterion Collection and began her career as an associate producer in documentary television. She is a member of the Archival Producers Alliance and serves on the advisory group for Missing Movies, an organization that works to preserve film as an art form.