Matthew Yongue

Matthew Yongue

Screenwriter, Content Creator, Copyright Clearance Consultant, Researcher and Script Consultant

Los Angeles, California

Member Since:
May 2014
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About Matthew

Bay Area born and raised. I attended film school in my grandmother's family room until I was eighteen - she had stolen HBO and would let me rent rated-R movies from Hollywood Video so it was a well-rounded education.

After years of longing for the embrace of Southern California, I made it down to Los Angeles to hopefully realize Eddie O'Brien's (OUATIH) words and not just be passing through.

I have experience working in the studio system, working in legal and content licensing departments that brought me closer to the processes of production and distribution. This last year of craziness has been spent focusing on screenwriting and expanding my catalogue of projects in the feature and short form categories.


  • Deadweight

    Deadweight Budget: $0 - $100K | Independent Horror On the night of their tenth wedding anniversary, an unfulfilled woman murders her husband mid-coitus but when she goes to move the body, his corpse refuses to keep quiet. 

  • Grisly

    Grisly Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Horror Trapped in a secluded cabin, a pregnant woman and her estranged mother fend off attacks from a relentless grizzly bear hell-bent on vengeance for the death of its cub at their hands. 

  • Rat Bastards

    Rat Bastards Budget: $100K - $1M | Thriller Crime A mob enforcer escorts a nameless corpse to its final resting place with the help of a young recruit, tasked with eliminating the older mobster turned informant once the job’s done.

  • Three-Ton Coffin

    Three-Ton Coffin Budget: $1M - $5M | Action Crime Taking place entirely within the confines of a getaway vehicle, an out-of-work stunt driver and his estranged ex-con son unwittingly steal an LAPD bait car to carry out a heist meant to pay off the parole's former cellmate who has taken one of their loved ones as collateral.

  • Her Deafening Silence

    Her Deafening Silence Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Horror A distant scream from deep in the woods draws a hermit, suffering from an aggressive form of hyperacusis, out of her isolation. 

  • Haul

    Haul Budget: $0 - $100K | Thriller Western At the turn of the 19th century, a mysterious scoundrel offers his assistance to an Amish woman he happens upon, pulling her horseless cart through rural Pennsylvania.

  • Her Deafening Silence

    Her Deafening Silence Budget: $0 - $100K | Horror Drama Visions of her assailant and the mystery of a distant scream draw a reclusive assault survivor, suffering with a debilitating hearing disorder, from her isolated existence.

  • Beyond the Yellow Line

    Beyond the Yellow Line Budget: $0 - $100K | Independent Drama A destitute man ventures across Los Angeles in search of his missing shopping cart.


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