Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Matthew Heineman

Monday, Apr. 1, 2019

While A Private War recently earned him a DGA Award nomination for Outstanding Directorial Achievement of a First-Time Feature Film Director, Matthew Heineman is no stranger to Guild honors. He is actually a two-time DGA Award winner as a documentarian--for Cartel Land (also...

Tuesday, Sep. 4, 2018

Matthew Heineman’s A Private War will make its world premiere at the 43rd Toronto International Film Festival on Friday, September 14, at Roy Thomson Hall, joining the Festival’s Gala Presentations lineup.

The film marks the feature narrative debut of critically acclaimed...

Wednesday, Jul. 5, 2017

So-called heroes sling into action just about every weekend of the summer movie season, but if you want to see the genuine article, you'll have to make your way to "City of Ghosts," Matthew Heineman's documentary about the Syrian citizen journalist collective of Raqqa.

Raqqa, the...

Friday, Apr. 1, 2016

SHOOTonline will publish a Special Directors>e.dition on Monday, April 4, that will contain the entire Directors Series section from SHOOT’s April print issue (including extended versions of some stories)....

Monday, Apr. 4, 2016

There was no way to predict what would come from the documentary that was percolating in Matthew Heineman’s mind and heart. For one, who would have thought that Cartel Land would end up landing him the DGA Award in February for Outstanding Directorial Achievement in Documentary. ...

Thursday, Jul. 2, 2015

The documentary "Cartel Land" opens with chilling night scenes of large-scale methamphetamine cooking in rural Mexico. What viewers later learn is how such drug production became deeply intertwined with the vigilante movement that emerged in 2013 and 2014 to oust the region's main drug cartel....

Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015

SHOOT first caught up with documentary filmmaker Matthew Heineman in 2012 when Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare debuted at the Sundance Film Festival where it earned a nomination for the Documentary Grand Jury Prize. Heineman and Susan Froemke directed and...

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