A passionate and energetic filmmaker based in Los Angeles. Matthew has produced, shot and edited numerous award winning short films, commercials, pilots and promos. He recently directed his first narrative short film, The Axe And The Iron, winning multiple awards in the festival circuit. He is the co-owner/co-founder of newly formed production company, Radius Pictures, and is also co-partner at Sky Media Entertainment.
FINALIST: Best Horror Comedy, Best Cinematography
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Austin After Dark Film Festival
Austin, TX
2020
Featured Daily Pick
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Film Shortage (filmshortage.com)
Online
2020
NOMINATED: Best Short, Best Sound
THE AXE AND THE IRON
HorrorHound Weekend Film Festival
Milford, OH
2020
WINNER: Outstanding Achievement Award - Dark Comedy Short, NOMINATED: Best Special Makeup, Best Sound Mixing, Best Set Design
THE AXE AND THE IRON
IndieX Film Festival
Hollywood, CA
2020
WINNER: Best Humor, Best Badass (Emily Yetter), Best Kill, NOMINATED: Best Short, Best Director, Best Writing, Best Special Effects, Best Gore
THE AXE AND THE IRON
2020 Independent Horror Movie Awards (Spring Edition)
Online
2020
WINNER: Best Special Makeup, OUTSTANDING ACHIEVEMENT AWARD: Best Sound Design, NOMINATED: Best Dark Comedy Short
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Indie Short Fest
Los Angeles, CA
2020
WINNER: Best Editor, NOMINATED: Best Short FIlm, Best Director
THE AXE AND THE IRON
CineFern Film Festival
Online Event
2020
WINNER: Best Horror Short
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Underground Indie Film Festival - Horror Cult Sci-Fi Fantasy
Apopka, FL
2020
WINNER: Best Dark Comedy
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Oregon Short Film Festival
Wilsonville, OR
2020
WINNER: Best Dark Comedy, Honorable Mention - First Time Director
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Top Shorts Film Festival
Online Event
2020
WINNER: Best Director, Best Editor, Best FX, NOMINATED: Best Short, Best Cinematography, Best Humor
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Top Indie Film Awards
Tokyo
2020
Official Selection
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Montreal International Indie Short Film Awards
Montreal
Official Selection
THE AXE AND THE IRON
HAUS Film Festival
Los Angeles, CA
WINNER: Honorable Mention - Best Dark Comedy Short, Best First Time Director (Male)
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Independent Shorts Awards
Hollywood, CA
WINNER: Best Special Makeup, Outstanding Achievement Award - Sound Design, NOMINATED: Best Dark Comedy Short
THE AXE AND THE IRON
Los Angeles International Film Festival - Indie Short Fest
Los Angeles, CA
WINNER: Best Original Screenplay, Honorable Mention - Editing, Production Design, Sound Design
THE AXE AND THE IRON
New York Movie Awards
New York, NY
College
Penn State University
Film and Video
19951999
Birth Date
July 22, 1977
Birth City
Camp Hill, PA
Current City
Los Angeles, CA
Hometown
Nazareth, PA
Height
5’11”
Gender
Male
Ethnicity
Caucasian
Eye Color
Blue
Zodiac Sign
Cancer
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