EXCLUSIVE: CAA signed director, producer and writer Matthew Perniciaro.
The directorial debut of Perniciaro’s five-part documentary series Moment of truth for Amazon Studios / IMDb TV, debuted April 2, and tells the untold story behind the murder of Michael Jordan’s beloved husband and father, James Jordan, as well as the story of social injustice in the county of Robeson, North Carolina, where two teenagers, Larry Demery and Daniel Green, were charged and convicted of the crime. He previously directed the short documentary series Marvel’s Black Panther: A Nation Under Our Feet with writer Ta-Nehisi Coates.
Perniciaro co-founded Bow and Arrow Entertainment in 2014 with Michael Sherman to produce artist-focused narrative and documentary feature films.
The company recently produced the critically acclaimed and award-winning documentaries The flight for Magnolia / Hulu, The truffle hunters for Sony Pictures Classics and Disclosure: Trans lives on screen for Netflix. Other films already produced include: Crystal Moselle’s Skateboard kitchen, Josephine Decker Madeline from Madeline, By Rashid Johnson Native sonand Alex Ross Perry’s His smell.
Prior to launching Bow and Arrow, Perniciaro produced the documentary More than a game, with LeBron James, SXSW Laureate A group called death and three films for ESPN’s unprecedented documentary series 30 for 30.
He is still represented by Ron Levin at Levin Law Corp.