Bill Couturie

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William "Bill" Couturié is a film director and producer, best known for the Academy Award-winning documentary Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt that he produced and his multi-Emmy-Award-winning film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, which he wrote, produced, and directed. Couturié was an early collaborator of filmmaker John Korty, working... read more

William "Bill" Couturié is a film director and producer, best known for the Academy Award-winning documentary Common Threads: Stories from the Quilt that he produced and his multi-Emmy-Award-winning film Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam, which he wrote, produced, and directed. Couturié was an early collaborator of filmmaker John Korty, working on his 1983 animated feature, Twice Upon a Time alongside George Lucas. He recently co-produced and directed the film Guru of Go, a documentary for the ESPN 30 for 30 series about Paul Westhead' s unorthodox fast break basketball offense at Loyola Marymount University called "The System" featuring Gregory "Bo" Kimble and the late Hank Gathers.

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2005 Emmy Exceptional Merit in Nonfiction Filmmaking Nominated
1993 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Won
1992 Oscar Best Documentary, Short Subjects Nominated
1990 Oscar Best Documentary, Features Won
1988 Emmy Outstanding Individual Achievement - Informational Programming Won
1988 Emmy Outstanding Informational Special Won
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