Thaddeus D. Matula (Double Life Films) is an Emmy and Peabody Award-winning director; including 2xESPN 30 for 30 films (BRIAN & THE BOZ and PONY EXCESS) in addition to projects for HBO, BBC, PBS, THE GRAMMYs, and many more.
Matula has two documentary features in production -- MAN ON THE RUN about the original Kenyan distance runner of international fame Kipchoge "Kip" Keino and LIGUANEA the David & Goliath story of the Jamaican Iguana vs the Jamaican government and a World Bank-blacklisted Chinese conglomerate. He is developing two documentary series -- LIVE CITY: MUSIC & CREATIVE RESISTANCE IN AUSTIN, TX about a city and a turning point and the figures that shape it and WILD WORLD (working title) continuing his journeys and adventures with Dr. Robin Moore, conservation biologist and Nat Geo conservation photographer.
Currently, Matula is excited to be returning to his narrative writing and directing roots with the feature version of THE DREAMER, the full epic realization of his college era 1999 science fiction short film that brought him his initial international renown.
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