Grant Slater

Grant Slater is a filmmaker, photographer and journalist. Originally from Oklahoma, he is based in Brooklyn. Grant specializes in filmmaking for publications, online channels and brands.His documentary work has appeared in The New York Times, The Guardian, The Atlantic, National Geographic,and Bloomberg Businessweek,to name a few. He holds bachelor’s degrees in Russian and journalism from the University of Oklahoma as well as a master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University, where he received a full scholarship from the White House Correspondents’ Association.His character-driven narratives have been watched by millions and recognized with numerous awards, including a Mountainfilm Commitment Grant for MAMMOTH, an Emmy nomination andEdward R. Murrow Award for investigative reporting into police shootings in Kern County, Calif., and a SEE Fellowship to report on technology and the environment in Central Siberia.Grant has traveled extensively for his documentary work, covering conflicts in Ukraine and Georgia, politics in Israel and the West Bank as well as technology policy issues in Asia, Africa and Europe. He has lived in the former Soviet Union and in the Middle East. He speaks fluent Russian.