Wyatt Rockefeller

Wyatt Rockefeller is the writer-director of Settlers, his debut feature, which will be released by IFC Midnight in theaters and VOD on July 23. The film, which explores the lives of people struggling to survive in the lawless edges of a foreign place, stars Brooklynn Prince, Sofia Boutella and Jonny Lee Miller. After graduating from Princeton with a degree in history, Rockefeller worked for President Obama on his first presidential campaign and in his administration in the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. He went on to receive a dual MBA-MFA in film at NYU’s Stern School of Business and Tisch School of the Arts, and was a grant recipient of the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation. Rockefeller has written, directed and produced numerous documentaries, commercials and short films, including Groomed and Entropy. Currently, he is developing a project about Prince Felix Yusupov, the man who killed Rasputin. He lives in London with his wife, producer Julie Fabrizio, and their two children.(Photo courtesy IFC Midnight.)

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Designing Steve

By Wyatt Rockefeller | July 20, 2021

Designing Steve

Wyatt Rockefeller on how creature builders, puppeteers and VFX artists brought Steve the robot to life in his debut feature, Settlers.