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 and won him 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 and TV projects, including the critically acclaimed FX television 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?, and Freakonomics.
In 2010 Morgan was nominated for a primetime Emmy Award as well as a Writer's Guild Award for The Simpsons 20th Anniversary Special: In 3-D! On Ice!. His film The Greatest Movie Ever Sold and 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. His film Comic-Con: Episode IV- A Fan’s Hope has won critical acclaim and was released in the Spring of 2012.
His latest film Mansome with Executive Producers Will Arnett, Jason Bateman and Ben Silverman bring us a hilarious look at men's identity in the 21st century and is set to be released in the theaters May 18th 2012.
Speaking at: Entertainment vs Altruism