Original Scripts

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In addition to sketches, Matt has written long form scripts including features, specs, pilots, and shorts. 

Here's some of his favorites with awards they've received in screenplay festivals including Austin, Filmmatic, and the LA International Screenplay Awards.

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Austin

Film Festival

At Death's Door

Feature Horror Comedy

When his father dies, a small-time thief returns home and learns the family business—running a funeral home—includes guarding a Gateway to Hell. He’s not a great thief or a great son, but he’ll have to step up or there’ll be Hell to pay…literally, like, the apocalypse.

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Austin

Film

Festival

Austin

Film Festival

Late Fees 

Half Hour Pilot

In 2004, a video store manager has to keep his store in business while dealing with his rocky long-term relationship, misfit employees, and a chain competitor.

2nd Place! -SWN Screenplay Competition 2021

 

Semi-Finalist - SeriesFest Storytellers Initiative 

Quarter-Finalist - Los Angeles International Screenplay Awards

Second Rounder - Austin Screenplay Festival

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Midnight in the Desert

A Horror Anthology Feature

A Podcast about real-life paranormal activity gets more than they bargained for when they accept an invitation to record urban legends in Joshua Tree, California.

Soon enough, these individual tales blur, and the self-absorbed hosts find themselves in a story of their own.

At Death's Door 

Hour-Long Pilot

When his father dies, a small-time thief returns home and learns the family business—running a funeral home—includes guarding a Gateway to Hell. He’s not a great thief or a great son, but he’ll have to step up or there’ll be Hell to pay…literally, like, the apocalypse.

Graveyard Crow

Quarter-Finalist -SWN Screenplay Competition 2021 Goldman Award

 

Semi-Finalist - Filmmatic Horror Screenplay Awards

Quarter-Finalist - Jamaica Screenwriters Residency Program