Grey Matter Media is a documentary production company founded in 2003. It focusses mostly on human rights based, cutting edge, feature length documentaries for festivals for television that push political and aesthetic boundaries.
Typically, our films have been shot over many years providing very intimate portraits of people who have endured injustice and trauma. We strive to reach new audiences through partnerships and strategic outreach campaigns.
We are also committed to training which is done through a combination of working with film schools but mostly on production.
ABOUT MARK KAPLAN
Mark J Kaplan was held in solitary confinement and deported from Apartheid South Africa. He has devoted his filmmaking career to human rights and is an Emmy Award winner. (The Lion’s Trail). He is also the recipient of numerous International Awards including Best International Documentary at One World, 1999 (Where Truth Lies) and Award of Excellence, 2006, The Society for Visual Anthropology, USA, (Between Joyce and Remembrance). The Village Under The Forest received the Audience Award for Best South African documentary at The Encounters South African International Documentary Festival, 2013.