My name is Morgan Atkinson.
I’m a documentary writer and producer from Louisville, Kentucky, and I have spent 30 years
focusing on people or groups seeking meaning in our rapidly changing culture.
I have produced 16 long-form documentaries broadcast on PBS stations across the U.S., beginning with my early works on Thomas Merton (“Soul Searching: The Journey of Thomas Merton,” and “The Many Storeys and Last Days of Thomas Merton”).
My current project is called “Statues, This Is what We Stand For?”. It grew from more than two years of covering intense debate surrounding the removal of controversial statues in Louisville. The result is a compelling portrait of a community that has been called the epicenter of the issues that are dividing our country– systemic racism… white privilege… who or what determines the truth…what do communities choose as symbols? These issues have made this one of the most demanding and exciting projects of my career.
About Life & Living
About Morgan Atkinson
Morgan Atkinson has worked as a communications professional since 1975. In 1985, he established his own video production company, Duckworks, Inc.
A native of Louisville, KY Atkinson writes and produces programs that examine issues of community and culture. Atkinson’s work has been featured nationwide on PBS, on KET (Kentucky’s PBS affiliate) and various film festivals.