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MORGAN SPURLOCK (Director, Producer) is a New York based writer, Oscar nominated director and producer. His first film,Super Size Me,premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004 and won him Best Directing honors. The film went on to win the inaugural Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay award and garnered an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary. Since then he has directed, produced and distributed multiple film and TV projects, including the critically acclaimed FX television series, "30 Days,"and the filmsWhere in the World is Osama Bin Laden, Confessions of a Superhero, Czech Dream, Chalk, The Future of Food, What Would Jesus Buy?,andFreakonomics.
In 2010, Spurlock was nominated for a primetime EmmyAward as well as a Writer's Guild Award forTheSimpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!. His film,Pom Wonderful Presents The Greatest Movie Ever Soldand its accompanying TED talk explore the world of product placement and advertising, while being completely funded by product placement and advertising. The film premiered at Sundance 2011 and was the first film to sell.
Spurlock's feature film Comic-Con: Episode IV- A Fan's Hope won national critical acclaim and was released in the spring of 2012 in theaters and on Video On Demand. second feature film that year Mansomewith Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman (a hilarious look at men's identity in the 21st century) was released this summer in theaters and on demand. Mansome has also become a weekly series currently broadcast on Yahoo.com.
In 2012, Spurlock wrapped the second season of the acclaimed HULU series A Day In The Life, his other popular online series "The Failure Club" exclusively on Yahoo.com. Both projects are now being seen in several markets across the globe.
Currently Spurlock is working on "Inside Man," an original prime time series for CNN. Each episode offers an insider's view into rarely seen sub-cultures of American life.
Spurlock established his production company over 9 years ago in New York -- Warrior Poets -- and has produced multiple award winning films and television programs. Films include The Greatest Movie Ever Sold; Freakonomics; Where in the World is Osama bin Laden?; Comic-Con: Episode IV -- A Fan's Hope;and Mansome. Television projects include the award winning FX series 30 Days; ESPN's The Dotted Line; the Emmyand Writer's Guild nominated The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special in 3D on Ice! Fox TV; Inside Man CNN;
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