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The Filmmaker

Brett Morgen
Director/Writer/Producer

Brett Morgen is an award-winning filmmaker whose documentary about boxing, On the Ropes (1999), won the Directors Guild Award and was nominated for a Best Feature Documentary Academy Award. Morgen also wrote and directed a biopic about legendary Paramount producer Robert Evans, The Kid Stays in the Picture, in 2002. The film was cited as "one of the best films of the year" by over 50 film critics.

Morgen executive produced- and created the Peabody award-winning series Nimrod Nation for the Sundance Channel. He also directs commercials for Anonymous Content. He has directed dozens of campaigns including spots for ESPN, Budweiser, Southwest Airlines, Kellogg’s and Nike.

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