Pete Chatmon | Reel
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 Double7 Images, 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”, premiered on HBO in February 2016. Chatmon is also a Sony Pictures Television Diverse Directors Fellow, NBC|Universal Directing Fellow Finalist, Disney|ABC Program Director, and HBO Access Directing Fellow where he directed a pilot for the network 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 HBO’s “Insecure”. He will be directing episodes of ABC’s “Black-ish” and “Grown-ish” this Fall.