Tearlach Hutcheson

Film & Media Arts

Adjunct Lecturer



Born and raised in Australia, Tearlach Hutcheson moved to the United States in the early nineties to earn a Bachelor of Arts and Master of Humanities in Film Theory from the University of Colorado. Following some world travel, he arrived in Dallas in 1997 to run the Inwood Theatre. In 1999 he became Director of Publicity & Promotions for Landmark Theatres, overseeing the regional field and Oscar publicity campaigns for many independent films including Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, Amores Perros and Memento.

He left Landmark in October 2001 to team up with Magnolia Pictures and create the Magnolia Theatre located in the West Village. In 2003, Magnolia Pictures was successfully sold to Todd Wagner and Mark Cuban’s 2929 Entertainment company. Hutcheson worked for 2929 holding various positions until 2006. In 2007, as the Managing Director for AFI Dallas, he oversaw the execution and operations of the first annual AFI Dallas Film Festival, an exciting addition to the Arts calendar of the city. In 2008, he took time away from work to focus on completing an EMBA at the University of Texas. He consequently joined Studio Movie Grill, one of the nation’s largest theater chains, in 2009 and currently works as their VP of Programming.

Course list

Film Exhibition & Distribution  FILM 3335
Tearlach Hutcheson