About Me

Writer. Director. Post-Production. Producer.
Born in Orange County, California, Matthew has always had the drive to become involved in the film industry. He entered USC in the Film Production Program, but switched majors to Law, History, and Culture in 2015. He co-founded Downbeat Entertainment in 2016 and continues to make content outside of school.
His expertise lies in post-production, directing and producing. Skilled in various editing programs, color-correction software, and sound design, Matt encompasses the entirety of the post-production stage of creating a film. He has also directed a number of projects, including "The Broken Key", "Public Life", "Sunday Morning", "Ashamed", "Beg", and Anna Dellaria's new video campaign for the song "I Choose Me". Through Downbeat Entertainment, he has also developed skills in producing/pre-production.

Awards

Miami Independent Film Festival -

Official Selection

Official selection into the Miami Independent Film Festival for the film "Sunday Morning"

IndieFEST -

Award of Excellence

Award of Distinction (Humanitarian Award)

Award of Excellence and Selection into the IndieFEST 2017 Festival for the film "Sunday Morning"

Award of Excellence and Selection into the IndieFEST 2019 Festival for the film "Public Life"

Award of Distinction for IndieFEST 2019 Humanitarian Awards for the film "Public Life"

Awareness Festival -

Merit Award

Merit Award and Selection into the Awareness Festival 2017  for the film "Sunday Morning"

Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival -

Official Selection

Official selection into the Hollywood Reel Independent Film Festival for the film "Public Life"

Vegas Movie Awards -

Award of Prestige

Official Selection

Award of Prestige and Selection into the Vegas Movie Awards for the film "Public Life"

International Short Film Festival in Drama, Greece-

Winner of the Pitching Lab

Winner of the Pitching Lab for the film "The Broken Key"

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© 2017 by Matthew Allen.