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Matt Gallagher


B: 1969 in Windsor, Ontario

Matt Gallagher graduated from the University of Windsor and worked for the next few years in Halifax, directing episodes of the teen-themed newsmagazine show Street Cents. In 2000, he made his first documentary, Cass, about his uncle’s life in the Cass Corridor, a downtrodden area of Detroit. His 2015 film How to Prepare For Prison had its World Premiere at the 2016 Hot Docs Canadian International Film Festival.

Also see: Big Shots at Hot Docs.

Features & TV Movies
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Cass (1999, short)

Tyler’s Barrel (2002)
First and Last (TV-2003, documentary)
Vimy Ridge: Heaven to Hell (TV-2007, documentary)
The Rise and Fall of the Grumpy Burger (2008, documentary)

Grinders (2010)
How to Prepare for Prison (2015)
Prey (2018)

TV Series – at least 1 episode of:
Street Cents (????)
Daily Tips for Modern Living (1998)

Finding the Fallen (2005, 2009)
Groomed (2006)
The Trench Detectives (2006)
Who Do You Think You Are? (2007)

Dig World War II (2012, mimmi-series)