Pete Chatmon

Filmmaker Pete Chatmon’s book Transitions: A Director’s Journey & Motivational Handbook is out now from Michael Wiese Productions. His debut feature as writer-director, Premium, starred Dorian Missick, Zoe Saldana and Hill Harper, and played 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 has directed episodes of television for numerous shows, including Insecure, Silicon Valley, You, Grey’s Anatomy, Black-ish, Blindspotting and It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia. He is currently co-executive producer and producing director on Hulu’s Reasonable Doubt. Chatmon’s career began in 2001 with the Sundance selection of his NYU thesis film, 3D, starring Kerry Washington, and his most recent short film, BlackCard, premiered on HBO. His podcast, Let’s Shoot! with Pete Chatmon is available on YouTube, iTunes, and all podcast platforms.

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Exclusive Book Extract: Pete Chatmon on Discovering His Passion for Film

By Pete Chatmon | January 3, 2022

Exclusive Book Extract: Pete Chatmon on Discovering His Passion for Film

From his new book Transitions: A Director's Journey and Motivational Handbook, filmmaker Pete Chatmon reveals his cinematic origin story.