Eddie Hustleby

Eddie Hustleby (he/him) (@localgarbageman) is a writer, filmmaker, and artist programs manager based in Los Angeles. In January of 2023, he joined Third Coast's core team as the Competition & Community Programs Manager.

Eddie's most recent work includes producing the short documentary Arecibo Wants Its Telescope Back (DOC NYC 2022) and serving as the Awards Competition Coordinator for three seasons of the IDA Documentary Awards. During his time at IDA, he built an entirely new database for Awards submissions and developed outreach plans with his department to diversify the submissions received and create truly global panels of jurors. Before IDA, he served as an assistant and coordinator for various film productions, conferences, and special exhibitions. He is eager to bring the lessons he has learned in his career to his new role as at Third Coast. In his free time, Eddie writes screenplays, creates environmental documentaries and practices juggling (and other circus acts).


Competition + Community Programs Manager Third Coast International Audio Festival

Third Coast International Audio Festival, or Third Coast, has served an ever-growing global community of storytellers and makers since 2000. An independent nonprofit arts organization based in Chicago, we center people and community first in our advocacy for the medium of audio as an art form. Through our work, we seek to push at the boundaries of the audio industry and support the creators who build our world in sound.