CAROL CARIMI Acutt

SELECTED WORK
BIOGRAPHY

CAROL CARIMI ACUTT is an award-winning documentary filmmaker, Emmy-nominated television producer and Emmy-winning editor. She has a variety of experience in television and documentary projects, and while specializing in post, also has extensive field experience which includes directing celebrity talent internationally.  Most recently, Carol was an Executive Producer on JoJo Goes, a successful Facebook Watch series following Dance Moms phenomenon JoJo Siwa as she experiences activities she always wanted to do but was never able to.  Carol has also carved out a niche in making entertaining and dynamic science driven content, such as Shut It Off Asap! with science YouTubers Greg Brown and Mitchell Moffit. She was an Executive Producer on Non-Fungible Planet, with several YouTube influencers exploring environmental issues for YouTube’s Earth Day Initiative.  Carol has produced a wide range of documentary content, like the re-boot of E! True Hollywood Story, Almost Ready with Shay Mitchell  for YouTube and The Lost Tapes: JFK, Jr. and Carolyn for TLC. She enjoys telling complex stories in concise and entertaining ways in projects like The Deported (YouTube Originals), which features families facing deportation, and which won the Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival Best Humanitarian Award.  She's also tackled health care in the doc-comedy, Grace Anatomy (Univision/Fusion),  Planet Primetime (Travel Channel), a series examining culture through television in 13 countries, was nominated  for an Emmy for Best Travel Series. Eat, Race, Win (Amazon), a behind-the-scenes documentary series about Tour de France performance chef Hannah Grant, received high marks among viewers and the press, and was Emmy nominated for Best Culinary Series and won an Emmy for Best Single Camera Editing. Her documentary film Been Down that Muddy Road, about a rock ’n roll musician from the Louisiana bayou country, won several awards including Best Feature Doc at the Rhode Island International Film Festival. Her experience in television and documentary series ranges from true crime to music to  sports to politics to comedy to reality to docu-follow. She has worked on over 60 television series.

 

REPRESENTATION:  

Creative Arts Agency (CAA)  
2000 Avenue of the Stars
Los Angeles, CA 90067 
t 424.288.2000

AWARD & NOMINATIONS:

EAT. RACE. WIN.

Emmy-WINNER  for Best Single Camera Editing 2019

Emmy-NOMINATED for Best Culinary Show 2019

PLANET PRIMETIME

EMMY-NOMINATED for Outstanding Travel & Adventure Program in 2017 

THE DEPORTED

Winner:  Best Humanitarian Award

Rhode Island International Film Festival

Flickers Humanitarian Award

BEEN DOWN THAT MUDDY ROAD:

THE LEGEND OF JOE BARRY

 

Winner:  FIRST PLACE Best Feature Documentary  | 

Rhode Island International Film Festival

BRONZE AWARD: Best Feature Documentary | Houston

International Film Festival

Honored by:  Louisiana House of Representatives  via State Resolution

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EAT. RACE. WIN.

Emmy-NOMINATED for Best Culinary Show 2019

Emmy-WINNER  for Best Single Camera Editing 2019

PLANET PRIMETIME

EMMY-NOMINATED for Outstanding Travel & Adventure Program in 2017 

PRESS:

Press Reviews of The Deported:

“Excellent, timely, emotionally intense documentary”

 

- Brian Costello, Common Sense Media

 

“The Deported has the potential to catalyze efforts to support deportees and their families. Watching these four examples of harsh, inhumane, and unreasonable treatment, you will find yourself empathizing with the deportees, feeling the shock and the pain of what they are going through.”

- Frederic and Mary Ann Brussat, New York Film Critics Online

 

 “Riveting….5 Stars, The Deported tells the harrowing stories of four immigrant families dealing with ICE; YouTube’s distribution attracts controversy’

 

- Bill Boushka, Bill’s Media Commentary 

NPR  FAST FOOD AND THE TOUR DE FRANCE

LAEATER named EAT. RACE. WIN. one of the top 10 food shows of 2018

OFFBEAT magazine's review of BEEN DOWN THAT MUDDY ROAD

GRACE ANATOMY puts comedy into healthcare