About

For 30 years Huey has been making films on artists, education, the environment, and Maine. His films have been shown at film festivals throughout the US, on PBS, and on television in Europe. His film Wilderness and Spirit, A Mountain Called Katahdin was selected for screening at the Environmental Film Festival, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC, and other festivals across the country. He is a recipient of a fellowship in film from the Maine Arts Commission and is a member of the Maine Touring Artists program and the New Hampshire Arts in Education Program. He is the recipient of the first “Huey” award from the Maine Film Commission. This award, named after Huey, is given to an individual who exhibits “Exceptional contributions in film and education in Maine.” Three subsequent Huey awards have been given out. The “Huey Student Award” was established by an anonymous donor in June 2008 to recognize an outstanding high school senior in the Maine Student Film and Video Festival. Huey was named one of the 10 most intriguing people in Maine by Portland Magazine, 2006. He is the recipient of the First Annual Center for Children’s Media Award presented by Peggy Charren. He is a founder of the Maine Student Film and Video Festival and was its director for 31 years. He has been an artist-in-residence in over 150 schools in New England and has given presentations at arts and education conferences throughout the US. Currently he is an adjunct instructor in Communications and New Media, Southern Maine Community College. His latest feature length documentary, In Good Time, The Piano Jazz of Marian McPartland, was released in 2011.