Morgan Robinson

Biography: Morgan Robinson is a producer at Punched in the Head Productions, an Emmy-winning documentary film production company based in Brooklyn. Morgan has produced True Life: I’m Addicted to Marijuana and True Life: I’m Being Sent Away by my Parents. He was an associate producer on three other True Life episodes: I’m Homeschooled, I’m a Fanboy and I Can’t Sleep. Morgan has field-produced various ads and educational projects, as well as documentaries for filmmaker John Halpern in Mexico and Kashmir. Inspired by his work on Burning in the Sun, Morgan is fascinated by stories where global and environmental trends meet the deeply personal lives of individuals within their communities. He is passionate about telling stories of people pursuing the resources they need. Morgan Robinson began his filmmaking career in the production department for Spike Lee’s He Got Game and Summer of Sam. He attended the New York Film Academy and his narrative short Catabasis won first prize at the Dominique Dunne Memorial Film Festival and a Golden Apple at the National Educational Media Network Film Festival. Morgan assisted filmmaker John Halpern shooting and producing his documentary film Anger on location in Mexico, Colorado and Arizona. Subsequently Morgan took on the project of co-directing and photographing Burning in the Sun, and has been working on every aspect of this film since 2005. In addition he has produced the promotional video Ji Duma: Bring Them Water, as well as a narrative short, Hands and a documentary short, The Domino Project. Morgan produced and photographed John Halpern’s documentary Once Paradise on location in Kashmir, India. An associate producer at Punched in the Head Productions, he made the Emmy-winning show True Life for MTV. Morgan studied religion at Columbia University and speaks English, French, Spanish and Mandarin.


Films Shown in AFF, Inc. Programs:
Burning in the Sun (2010 – Cambria Matlow, Morgan Robinson).

Catabasis (Date unknown);
Burning in the Sun (2010 – Cambria Matlow, Morgan Robinson).