Mathew Ramirez Warren is a documentary filmmaker and journalist living in Oakland, CA, whose work has been featured on PBS, National Geographic, The New York Times and NBC.

 

His feature-length documentary directorial debut, We Like It Like That, was broadcast on the PBS show America ReFramed, made Rolling Stone’s “15 Must See Movies at the SXSW Film Festival 2015” list, NBC’s “10 must see Latino and Latin American films of 2015” list, and won Best Documentary at the UrbanWorld film festival. It is distributed internationally by Saboteur Media and is available to stream free on all PBS digital platforms.

 

In 2016, he produced and directed Eddie Palmieri: A Revolution on Harlem River Drive, an episode for the Red Bull TV documentary series The Note, and in 2017 he field produced several segments for the National Geographic documentary series Chain of Command, covering international migration through the Darien Jungle in Colombia and Panama, and ISIS recruitment among Trinidad and Tobago’s Muslim community.

He founded Muddy Science Productions, a full service film, television, web media and advertising production company, and has developed, produced and edited content for brands, media outlets, organizations and entertainment companies, including Tag Heuer, Converse, Fania Records, Maker's Mark, Inside Hook, Wax Poetics Magazine, Discos Fuentes, The Pollination Project, The Foreign Policy Association and the Institute of International Education.

His latest directorial effort, Weed Dreams, is a feature-length documentary currently in production about Oakland's first of its kind Cannabis Equity Program.