Usher Morgan


Usher Morgan Biography

Usher Morgan (born May 23, 1985) is an American film director, producer, publishing executive and entrepreneur based in New York City.

Personal life and career

Morgan was born in Israel and immigrated to the United States in his early twenties. He founded companies in the publishing, real estate and film production industries. After experimenting with film production and distribution, Morgan began showing interest in producing and directing his own films. His first film was a documentary entitled The Thought Exchange, starring David Friedman and Lucie Arnaz, it was released in New York City in 2012.

Morgan's first narrative directorial debut, a comedy short film entitled Prego was written with the help of Seinfeld writer Andy Cowan. It won the Best Comedy Short Award at the 2015 Manhattan Film Festival, Best Comedy Short Award at the 2015 Chain NYC Film Festival 2 awards from the 2015 Indie Fest Film Festival, and the Best Comedy award at the 2015 Trinity International Film Festival. Morgan's first feature film entitled Pickings is currently filming in the New York City area and will be released to theaters in the U.S. in early 2017. Morgan claims his directing style is influenced primarily by film-noir and spaghetti westerns.

Filmography

  • The Jerk (2011)
  • Worth Fighting For (2011)
  • The Thought Exchange (2012)
  • Crowned (2013)
  • Good Kids (2014)
  • Prego (2015)
  • Pickings (2017)
  • Trapped Inside (2017)



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