Pete Chatmon

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Pete Chatmon’s debut feature, “Premium”, starred Dorian Missick, Zoe Saldana, and Hill Harper and premiered on Showtime after a limited theatrical run. Chatmon also wrote, produced, and directed “761st”, a documentary on the first black tank battalion in WWII, narrated by Andre Braugher. He received the Tribeca Film Institute “All Access” Program’s Creative Promise Narrative Award for the heist screenplay “$FREE.99”. Through TheDirector, his Digital Studio, he has directed, shot, and edited content for advertising agencies, Fortune 500 brands, and small businesses. Chatmon’s career began in 2001 with the Sundance selection of his NYU thesis film, “3D”, starring Kerry Washington. His short film, “BlackCard”, was picked up by HBO and premiered on the network. He also directed a digital pilot for HBO entitled “Lady Bouncer”. Most recently, he directed seasons one and two of “American Koko” for ABC Digital and Viola Davis’ JuVee Productions, as well as “Due North”, a season long interstitial for season two of HBO’s “Insecure”. Pete directed a season four episode of ABC’s “Black-ish” and two episodes of FreeForm’s season one hit “Grown-ish”. In 2018 he is already booked for the one-hour drama “Greenleaf” on the Oprah Winfrey Network and HBO’s Insecure Season 3, with more assignments to come.

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