December 4, 2012 By Matt Palmer RSA Animates Video – Roman Krznaric “The Power of Outrospection” The 99%. The 47%. The Right, The Left. The Centerists. The Deniers. The Environmentalists. The Elite. And on, and on. Labels. Social stratification. Dividing points. Intractable positions. I win if I can make the other side lose. On some [...]
Author Archive: Matt Palmer
Matt Palmer has been in the film industry for the past twenty years as a writer, director, and producer working in drama and documentary. He also has twelve years experience in location management on Hollywood movies and television series. His newest project is a multi-format (feature, web doc, educational) looking at global energy called “Unintended Consequences”. His documentary experience runs the gamut stylistically including: 26 films for the NFB national web documentary “GDP”, the cinema vertite styled theatrical feature documentary “Letters From Litein” about elementary school children connecting with orphans in Africa, the two hour documentary on the Alberta oil sands “Pay Dirt”, the docudrama on the Frank Slide “On the Edge of Destruction”, and the documentary series “The Rig” broadcast on OLN. Matt directed on the Nickelodeon children’s series “Caitlin’s Way” in 1999 and 2000, and was 2nd Unit Director on the British feature film “The Claim”. His award winning HD short film “The Outlaws” was screened across North America. He has won awards for writing and directing over the years including the Canadian New Media award for Best Online Program, Gold Awards at Worldfest, and a Silver Hugo from the Chicago International Film Festival. Matt holds a BA in Creative Writing, and a BFA in Film Production, both from Concordia University. In 2005, Matt graduated from the UCLA Professional Screenwriting Program.
September 17, 2012 By Matt Palmer I have been busy the last few weeks with a number of things, and sadly that has kept me from writing here. Later this week I am heading off to New York for some meetings on my project, and then on October 5th I am off to Cannes for [...]