ALTIMETER FILMS is an entertainment company with a dedicated focus on exploring the most provocative figures and events of our present and past through documentary and narrative film. Co-founded by award-winning director-writer Matt Tyrnauer and producer Corey Reeser, their full creative production and post-production teams operate out of Los Angeles, California. Recent Altimeter productions include Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, a look at Hollywood’s hidden sexual past in the pre-Stonewall era;  the critically-acclaimed Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, about author and urban activist Jane Jacobs;  Jean Nouvel: Reflections, which premiered at the 2016 New York Film Festival; and Valentino: The Last Emperor, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and was short-listed for an Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature. 

Upcoming projects Studio 54, the real story behind the legendary nightclub that was the epicenter of 70s hedonism and excess; Don’t Mess with Roy Cohn, about the Svengali behind Joseph McCarthy and Donald Trump; and Once Upon a Time in Beverly Hills, which Tyrnauer—former Editor-at-Large and current contributing editor at Vanity Fair—will direct for HBO based on his Vanity Fair article.

 

MATT TYRNAUER (PARTNER/CO-FOUNDER)

Matt Tyrnauer is a writer, director, producer, and award-winning journalist whose recent films include Valentino: The Last Emperor, which premiered at the Venice Film Festival and was short-listed for an Academy Award for best documentary feature; Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, about the secret history of sex in Hollywood in the pre-Stonewall era; Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival; and Jean Nouvel: Reflections, which premiered at the 2016 New York Film Festival.

Tyrnauer’s upcoming projects include the HBO dramatic adaptation of his eponymous Vanity Fair article “Once Upon a Time in Beverly Hills”; Studio 54, about the famed New York City nightclub that became a cultural phenomenon; and Don’t Mess with Roy Cohn, about the Svengali behind Joseph McCarthy and Donald Trump.

Tyrnauer is also an award-winning journalist, who has written for Vanity Fair, where he has been editor-at-large, special correspondent and is now a contributing editor. His work has also appeared in other publications including GQ, The New York Times, Architectural Digest, L'Uomo Vogue, and Numero.

Tyrnauer is a native of Los Angeles.

COREY REESER (PARTNER/CO-FOUNDER)

Corey Reeser is a producer and director whose recent film projects include Scotty and the Secret History of Hollywood, about the secret history of sex in Hollywood in the pre-Stonewall era; Citizen Jane: Battle for the City, which premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival and Jean Nouvel: Reflections, which premiered at the 2016 New York Film Festival.

His upcoming projects include Studio 54, about the famed New York City nightclub that became a cultural phenomenon; Operation Pedro Pan, about the 14,000 children who were “escaped” from Cuba to Miami in early days of the Castro regime; and Don’t Mess with Roy Cohn, about the Svengali behind Joseph McCarthy and Donald Trump.

Reeser also has a long history of partnering with premiere brands, entertainment studios, and filmmakers to provide innovative branded content and marketing campaigns, including BMW, Apple, Under Armour, Microsoft, Universal Studios, Walt Disney Studios, Paramount Pictures, and Warner Bros.