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Morgan Neville

Morgan Neville is a documentary filmmaker
whose films focus on culture.

His acclaimed film 20 Feet From Stardom won the 2014 Academy Award for Best Documentary as well as a Grammy Award for Best Music Film in 2015. His most recent documentary, Best of Enemies, was released by Magnolia Pictures and Participant Media in 2015 and was shortlisted for the 2016 Academy Award.

Neville has been nominated for
three additional Grammys for his films:

Respect Yourself: The Stax Records Story, Muddy Waters Can’t Be Satisfied and Johnny Cash’s America and won an Emmy Award for his film Hank Williams: Honky Tonk Blues.

Neville’s non-music films include The Cool School and Beauty Is Embarrassing. His current projects include: The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and The Silk Road Ensemble, slated to be released by The Orchard and HBO in 2016, Chelsea Does, a four-part documentary series for Netflix to be released in January 2016, and Keith Richards: Under the Influence, recently released by Netflix in September 2015.