Matthew Heineman

Documentary Filmmaker; Director and Producer, Cartel Land

Matthew Heineman is a documentary filmmaker. His latest film, Cartel Land, premiered in the US documentary competition at the 2015 Sundance Film Festival, where he won the Best Director Award and Special Jury Prize for Cinematography. The film will be released theatrically in fall 2015 and broadcast on A&E in 2016. Heineman previously directed and produced the feature-length documentary, Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare, which won numerous festival awards and was nominated for an Emmy, and collaborated with HBO on the Emmy-nominated series, The Alzheimer’s Project. He also directed and produced the feature-length documentary Our Time and has directed several short films and commercials. 

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