We Are Warrior Poets
Morgan Spurlock is a New York based writer, director and producer. His first film, Super Size Me, premiered at the Sundance Film Festival in 2004, winning Best Directing honors. The film went on to win the inaugural Writers Guild of America Best Documentary Screenplay award as well as garner an Academy Award nomination for Best Feature Documentary.
Since then he has directed, produced and distributed multiple film, TV and digital projects, including the critically acclaimed CNN television series Morgan Spurlock Inside Man, the FX series 30 Days and the films Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, Confessions of a Superhero, Czech Dream, Chalk, The Future of Food, What Would Jesus Buy?, the WGA Award-winning and Emmy nominated The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!, Freakonomics, POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Comic-Con: Episode IV – A Fan’s Hope, Mansome, and One Direction: This Is Us.
Morgan is currently working on season three of Morgan Spurlock Inside Man for CNN and 7 Deadly Sins for Showtime. His upcoming digital projects include “Connected,” the first long-form series for AOL and “Smartish,” a new premium branded content channel for Maker Studios.
Jeremy Chilnick is an Emmy-nominated writer and producer. He is both partner and currently serves as COO in Morgan Spurlock’s production company, Warrior Poets. After co-producing the Shopocalypse-chronicling documentary What Would Jesus Buy?, as well as the official Cannes selection The Third Wave, Chilnick went on to write, produce, and executive produce multiple films, television programs, and short-form content. Since 2008, Chilnick has co-written, produced and executive produced Where in the World is Osama Bin Laden?, The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! on Ice!, the documentary adaptation of The New York Times best-selling Freakonomics, POM Wonderful Presents: The Greatest Movie Ever Sold, Comic Con Episode IV: A Fan’s Hope, Mansome, and the 3D concert documentary, One Direction: This Is Us. In addition, Chilnick has overseen the formation and creation of Warrior Poets’ digital strategy with partners including Hulu, Yahoo!, AOL, and Maker Studios. He has also executive produced multiple television series for Showtime, History, CMT, A&E, and CNN, among others.
Matthew Galkin is a partner at Warrior Poets and has directed and produced numerous award-winning documentary films and television series. Galkin’s recent film work includes “ONE DIRECTION: THIS IS US” (Executive Producer), the ESPN Films 30 for 30 documentary “THE DOTTED LINE” (Producer and Writer); the feature documentary “COMIC-CON EPISODE IV: A FAN’S HOPE” (Producer); HBO’s “KEVORKIAN” (Director, Executive Producer); the award-winning HBO documentary “I AM AN ANIMAL: THE STORY OF INGRID NEWKIRK AND PETA” which took the top prize at the 2007 Hamptons International Film Festival and premiered on HBO in November of 2007; and “loudQUIETloud: A FILM ABOUT THE PIXIES” (Director). TV series include “MORGAN SPURLOCK INSIDE MAN” for CNN (Executive Producer), winner of the 2013 IDA Award for Best Series; “FAMILY BONDS” for HBO (Producer); “KIMORA: LIFE IN THE FAB LANE” FOR E! (Co-Executive Producer); “BOOMTOWN” for Planet Green (Co-Executive Producer) which won the 2011 IDA Award for Best Series; the award-winning web series “A DAY IN THE LIFE” for Hulu (Director); and the twice Webby-nominated series “FAILURE CLUB” for Yahoo! (Director).