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Joseph Matheny

Joseph Matheny

Transmedia Producer, Director, Screenwriter and Filmmaker

Los Angeles, California

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February 2014
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About Joseph

Some of the things I have achieved as an inventor, creator, product manager, CEO, CTO, writer and artist include: Playing a role in establishing and evangelizing standards and practices such as PDF, DVD, Social Media, Podcasting, & ARG/Transmedia. I am an inventor . I have designed apps for iPhone, iPad and other mobile platforms. I am a published author of screenplays, white papers, technology, sci-fi, marketing and gaming books.

I was the executive producer/director and founder of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival and the the Los Angeles Film Festival podcasts. I was one of the two founders/curators of the Greylodge Podcasting Company, a Independent film review site covered on MSNBC, Wall Street Journal and others. The book I edited and contributed to : "This Is Not a Game" was included in the annual Tween market report that went to marketing executives worldwide in the toy, gaming and youth market industries. My work has been featured on CBS Marketwatch, CNN, CNET TV, Kiplinger’s, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, NHK, MTV, PBS, LA Times, Clear Channel Radio, BBC, MSNBC, Boing-Boing, and many other media outlets..

My avant-garde work: John Titor, spawned books, movies, even an anime series.

My pioneering work in Transmedia is chronicled in the University level textbook: Legend-Tripping Online: Supernatural Folklore and the Search for Ong’s Hat – University Press of Mississippi (May 17, 2011).

Recently, my interactive work was profiled in Games(TM) magazine, where it was said of my interactive work, Ong’s Hat: “Ong’s Hat was more of an experiment in transmedia storytelling than what we would now consider to be an ARG but its DNA – the concept of telling a story across various platforms and new media- is evident in every alternate reality game that came after.”

The Incunabula Papers CDROM was recently included by invitation in the BNF (Bibliothèque nationale de France) digital art collection, A/V early multimedia.

Unique traits: rebel, pioneer, iconoclast


  • My Neighbor's Daughter

    My Neighbor's Daughter (1998)
    TV Movie (Drama) Art director A civic leader with a wife & newborn child befriends a newcomer in town & helps his daughter by offering her a baby-sitting job & by getting her into gymnastics. Their friendship soon develops into a passionate love affair.

  • Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore

    Mary Jane's Not a Virgin Anymore (1998)
    Film (Drama) Actor Plot is centered around a young woman who works as a movie theatre employee who wrestles with coming of age. Death, puberty, sex and friendships are the themes.

  • Amerikanskaya doch

    Amerikanskaya doch (1995)
    Film (Comedy and Drama) Art director A lonely Russian man is trying to see his doughter who lives with her mother far away in the USA.


  • New Media Hyperaward

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