Matthew is a Brooklyn-based filmmaker and graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. His short film Lavender was recently acquired for distribution by Fox Searchlight and premiered at the 2019 Sundance Film Festival. His previous short films have screened at SXSW, Palm Springs, Frameline, Outfest and NewFest, amongst others. Matthew is a 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellow, a member of the 2017 New York Film Festival Artist Academy, a recipient of the Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship and a Creative Culture Fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center. He is currently in post-production on a new short film, Dirty, and developing his first feature.