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Black Cowboy Docuseries for Peacock, Directed by Keith McQuirter and Executive Produced by Jordan Peele

May 2, 2024Keith
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Jordan Peele’ Monkeypaw Productions is getting back on the documentary horse and is using his movie “Nope” as inspiration. “The Get Out” filmmaker is producing a documentary series that dismantles the whitewashed mythology of the cowboy for Peacock. Keith McQuirter, who directed MGM+’s “By Whatever Means Necessary: The Godfather of Harlem”, will serve as showrunner, director and exec producer.

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Thrilled to be part of this Year’s Sundance Cohort of Artists

August 21, 2023Keith
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“The stories and themes explored by this incredibly talented group of artists beautifully embody Sundance’s spirit and the mission of our program today. These projects carry tremendous potential for narrative change and remind us of the vital importance of bold, risk-taking independent film for a healthy democracy and a thriving civil society.” – Sundance Documentary […]

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New HBO Series Announced

May 31, 2023Keith
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HBO and Words + Pictures have launched production on a documentary about Barry Bonds, one of baseball’s greatest players – and one of the most polarizing figures in all professional sport. The untitled Bonds film is being directed by Keith McQuirter (By Whatever Means Necessary: The Times of Godfather of Harlem) and executive produced by […]

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Honored to Join the Firelight Media Family

March 22, 2023Keith
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I am deeply honored to be a part of the esteemed Firelight Media family, led by acclaimed filmmakers Stanley Nelson and Marcia Smith. Firelight Media stands as the preeminent hub for non-fiction cinema centered on and created by communities of color. With a rich history of producing impactful documentary films and nurturing filmmakers from diverse […]

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“The Game Plan with Shaquille O’Neal” Premieres Feb. 17th on TNT

January 17, 2022Keith
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Super excited to have directed an episode of this inspiring docuseries about small business owners in Atlanta and their impact locally and globally. It was so much fun working creatively with OBB Media, the Atlanta based production crew and with Shaq himself. My episode airs March 1st! Click below to see official website!

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[Article] Featured in Produced By Magazine

February 21, 2021Keith
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Producers Guild of America featured me and my company Decoder Media in their magazine Produced By for the Feb/Mar issue.  Check out the story about making the documentary series “By Whatever Means Necessary: The Time of Godfather of Harlem” during COVID.

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