Noah Hutton is a film director and founder of The Beautiful Brain. He has presented on art and neuroscience at the Venice Biennale, Society for Neuroscience, Wellcome Collection, Rubin Museum of Art, and elsewhere. In 2015 he was named a Salzburg Global Fellow in Neuroscience & Art, and created Brain City, a multi-platform installation in Times Square commissioned by the Times Square Arts Alliance. He is currently in the ninth year of work on his film Bluebrain, a ten-year documentary begun in 2009 about the quest to simulate the human brain on supercomputers, focusing on the Blue Brain Project based in Geneva, Switzerland. Previously he directed the documentary films Crude Independence (SXSW 2009) and Deep Time (SXSW 2015). Noah studied art history and neuroscience at Wesleyan University.

Documentary Features

Narrative Shorts

  • Random Legal Move [narrative short] [writer/director] [2017 Chimera Experiments Anthology]
  • Kind of Blue [narrative short] [writer/director] [NY Shorts Fest 2017, NewFilmmakers 2017]

Education / Advocacy


Exhibitions & Curation