Matt holds a BFA in Acting from NYU, a Certificate in Shakespeare from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art, and is a former Associate Producer at Director’s Lab West. His original play Blackboxing (writer/performer) won several awards at the 2019 Hollywood Fringe Festival. He is the creator of Storycrafting, a coaching, coverage, and creative service which assists screenwriters, playwrights, and performers (storycrafting.biz). Recent directing credits include the initial run of Befok (Or The Desperate Attempt To Impress Inarritu) (director, Storycrafter) at the 2023 Hollywood Fringe, Romeo and Juliet In Hell (writer/director) – nominated for four awards (including “Best Director”) at the 2019 LA Valley Theater Awards; and Angel’s Flight (writer/director) which won “Best Cabaret/Variety” at the 2016 Hollywood Fringe Festival and a “Best Director” nomination by Rogue Shakespeare Company. You can catch him on your TVs during commercial breaks calling for a Loan Falcon.