The Boom

Booker T. Mattison on teaching, filmmaking, and teaching filmmaking

January 12, 2024

When he isn’t busy leading university courses on directing and screenwriting, Booker T. Mattison is making films. The University of Georgia professor and filmmaker talks about working in film and TV in Georgia and how he applies lessons learned from the industry to the classroom. Booker’s recent projects include “The Sound of Christmas” on BET+ and “Twisted Marriage Therapist” on Tubi.

Plus, awards season is here and Sammie Purcell, associate editor at Rough Draft Atlanta, joins to talk about the Golden Globes and Emmys.

This episode of The Boom was produced by Kevin Rinker and Jewel Wicker. Additional production and editing by Scotty Crowe. Original music by Matt Owen.

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