Ludwig Hurtado is a filmmaker, writer, and multidisciplinary artist.

Ludwig hosts MOLD Magazine’s Food Futures podcast, and is an editor at The Nation.

Hurtado’s work has appeared in The New York Times, New York Magazine, NBC News, Bon Appetit, The Atlantic’s CityLab, Vice, The Nation, Paper, Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, i_D, Them, The Face, and other publications.

Ludwig is a recognized documentary filmmaker and journalist. He was a producer at NBC News where he produced and directed documentary shorts and video stories across NBC's platforms, including award-winning episodes of NBC's flagship newsmagazine show, Dateline, and the streaming network, NBC News NOW. He was an on-camera correspondent for NBC Latino, NBC Out, and NBC LX.

Ludwig’s work has been recognized with an Edward R Murrow award, a GLAAD media award, and a Webby award. He’s a member of the National Association for Hispanic Journalists, the Queer Producers Network, and the Video Consortium. 

In 2021, Ludwig was selected as one of 17 emerging filmmakers in DOC NYC’s Storytelling Incubator. 

Ludwig has given talks at Columbia University, UCLA, Bard College, and The City University of New York. His artistic practice includes screenwriting, photo illustration, animation, virtual reality, painting, sculpture, and design.