Film Director and Screenwriter, Most Known for the Documentary "Super Size Me"
Morgan Spurlock is an award-winning and Academy Award-nominated writer, director and producer and CEO & founder of full-service New York-based production studio Warrior Poets. 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…
Morgan Spurlock is an award-winning and Academy Award-nominated writer, director and producer and CEO & founder of full-service New York-based production studio Warrior Poets. 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 films, television and digital projects, including the critically acclaimed CNN television series “Morgan Spurlock Inside Man”, Showtime’s “7 Deadly Sins”, 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 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.
Spurlock recently directed and produced the documentary RATS, inspired by Robert Sullivan’s New York Times bestselling book, and served as Executive Producer ofTHE PISTOL SHRIMPS, VLOGUMENTARY, and the Oscar shortlisted feature documentary THE EAGLE HUNTRESS. He is currently co-writing, directing and producing the untitled film about Hollywood Superagent Sue Mengers based on Brian Kellow’s bestselling biography Can I Go Now: The Life of Sue Mengers, Hollywood’s Superagent. In December, Spurlock’s company Warrior Poets announced a partnership with Indiegogo to help produce crowdfunded films, starting with the feature length doc WE BELIEVE IN DINOSAURS.
In addition to his film and television work, Spurlock has been on the forefront of digital content creation as Warrior Poets led Hulu’s push into original programming with their first series, “A Day in the Life”, and helped ignite Yahoo’s original content strategy producing three separate series over the last few years, including “Failure Club”,MANSOMEand “Losing it with John Stamos”.More recent digital projects include “Connected”, the first long-form series for AOL, and SMARTISH, an upcoming premium branded content channel for Maker.tv (Maker Studios).
Spurlock is also a co-founder of the short-film content marketing studio Cinelan where he recently produced the groundbreaking series “WE THE ECONOMY: 20 Short Films You Can’t Afford to Miss.”
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Morgan Spurlock: Inside Man
Campus speaker Morgan Spurlock presents a customized, topic-driven program from his CNN original series, Inside Man. Spurlock will show an episode from the series, followed by a lecture and Q&A session. His topics include:
• -Elder Care
• -Income Inequality
Morgan Spurlock Presents “The Greatest Lecture Ever Presented”
We live in an age where it’s tough to walk down the street without someone trying to sell you something. The entire American experience now seems to be brought to us by some corporation. Utilizing the cutting-edge tools of comic exploration and total self-exploitation, Morgan Spurlock dissects the world of advertising and marketing by using his personal integrity as currency to sell out to the highest bidder. Scathingly funny, subversive, and deceptively smart, he newest lecture shines the definitive light on our branded future.
Campus speaker Morgan Spurlock discusses his experiences filming Super-Size Me, and the toll it took on his body. He addresses the problems that fast food consumption cause, and what can be done to cut back on the obesity epidemic.
Morgan Spurlock Traveled The World To Study Rats
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