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Heather’s Mock Arrest: MDA Fundraiser!

Heather’s Mock Arrest: MDA Fundraiser!

June 21, 2015

Film Producer, Heather is getting arrested on July 29th at Noon! (Okay, not really…but read on). Heather is going to have a bad day on July 29th at Edible Arrangements in Draper, Utah. Come by at high-noon to help her post her bail!  “Guards” will then take her to a local holding cell where her […]

A Brief Look at “Life Under the Horseshoe” Radio Show

A Brief Look at “Life Under the Horseshoe” Radio Show

June 2, 2015

Last week, my wife (Heather) and I took a road trip.  We headed south to the small, historic city of Spring City, Utah, in the heart of Sanpete County, just five miles south of Mt. Pleasant (the geographic center of Utah).  Originally known as the “Allred Settlement”, “Little Copenhagen”, and “Canal”, the city is famous […]

MetamoraTV and Studio Set Design

MetamoraTV and Studio Set Design

May 27, 2015

I’ve received emails over the past two weeks asking if we are planning to continue MetamoraTV.  The answer is YES!  With an overwhelming support with our YouTube channel, we’ve decided to re-design our studio set.  We plan to design a simple, yet inviting studio with accent chairs and a nice, dark blue background instead of […]

Les Miserables, Forgiveness and Transformation

Les Miserables, Forgiveness and Transformation

May 4, 2015

About two years ago during the beginning of production for The Forgiveness Journey, I wanted to interview local actors at the Hale Theatre in Salt Lake City.  They were performing, Les Miserables, a play (and movie) based off the  French historical novel by Victor Hugo, first published in 1862, that is considered one of the greatest […]

Metamora Films at the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation

Metamora Films at the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation

April 27, 2015

What is the John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation?  Beginning with the 2008 groundbreaking for Reconciliation Park, which was Dr. John Hope Franklin’s last public appearance before his death in March 2009, the Center’s Board of Directors has created an exciting vision – to transform the bitterness and mistrust caused by years of racial division, even […]

“The Forgiveness Journey” Documentary Now Available on YouTube

“The Forgiveness Journey” Documentary Now Available on YouTube

April 22, 2015

We are proud to announce that we have released our third film, The Forgiveness Journey, a 73-minute documentary on the process of forgiveness on YouTube for everyone to watch. The Forgiveness Journey is a feature length documentary exploring the issues of forgiveness, compassion and second chances.  In the film, you’ll meet people who are struggling […]

Meet Ethan Roth on MetamoraTV

Meet Ethan Roth on MetamoraTV

April 20, 2015

Our latest installment on MetamoraTV is Utah actor, Ethan Roth.  Ethan recently moved to Utah and is pursuing an acting career.   He is currently working on a new indie film that is being shot locally and has a few potential modeling “gigs”. I spoke with Ethan about his passion for film and his upcoming auditions. While speaking […]

Short Film or Documentary?  You Decide…Not for the Faint of Heart

Short Film or Documentary? You Decide…Not for the Faint of Heart

April 12, 2015

Post not for the faint of heart… (two very different project ideas)   Last September I was interviewed by Academy of Art University reporter, Rosalea Collinge.  She had discussed in her article Metamora Films and developing “media that matters.”  My passion for creating film that has the power to “transform hearts and minds” is my […]

1st Annual Crowdfunding Conference

1st Annual Crowdfunding Conference

April 11, 2015

During a recent filming project for my client at the Sandy, Utah Salt Lake Community College Branch, the group mentioned the 1st Annual Crowdfunding Conference happening on April 30, 2015.  I told him them I would definitely put the event on my calendar.  What a wonderful opportunity to learn more about crowdfunding since I plan […]

 

Metamora Films' Staff

Who we are

Our Mission Statement

Our mission statement reads: Metamora Films, is committed to creating educational and thought provoking films resulting in a more emotionally engaged society.   The organization’s film projects assist in expanding compassion and tolerance in order to better understand our differences and similarities.

 

Heather Duhamel, Film Producer

Heather was born 1980 in Idaho Falls, ID and lived there for 29 years. I have two wonderful kids Alex (13) and Natasha (12). Natasha was diagnosed with Tourette’s Syndrome and partial complex epilepsy at age 7.  We then moved to Washington where we found her an outstanding neurologist.  more

Matt Duhamel, Film Director/Producer

Matt Duhamel, a former TV news and radio personality, has turned his attention to helping others through the power of independent film.  He agrees with the idea that film can help individuals, communities and entire societies by increasing compassion, tolerance, understanding and forgiveness….more

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