Matthew Solomon, named “Best Emerging Filmmaker” by the RIP Horror Film Festival 2015, was born and raised on the mean streets of West Hollywood, California, where he attended Fairfax High School and majored in “Sneaking Off To Canter’s For Lunch.” His journey began in the music business; attending USC’s School of Music on a scholarship and playing in several local LA bands. He eventually crossed over into acting while performing in music videos for: Alanis Morissette and The Crystal Method and later, landed roles on: Las Vegas, The Shield and several episodes of NBC’s American Dreams. Matthew stepped into filmmaking in 2009 with his award-winning short-film Kung Fu Man, which he wrote and starred in. He is a contributor for Geek Speak TV, directed the award-winning web-series “Booked It!" and is the writer and director of his ground-breaking, first feature film, “Chatter”, winner of Best Experimental Feature at the LA Thriller Film Festival and nominated for Best Thriller at Shriekfest 2015.
Name: Matthew Solomon
Lives in: Los Angeles, California
Company: Kung Fu Man Films
Occupation: Director, Filmmaker, Actor, Screenwriter, Voice Artist, Sound Editor, Music Composer, Sound Mixer and Musician
Film by Matthew Solomon (Drama, Horror and Thriller) Writer, Director While monitoring Internet traffic for the Department of Homeland Security, Agent Martin Takagi comes across the intimate video chats of a couple, temporarily living in different parts of the world, who begin to discover their new home is haunted. Written by Anonymous
Film by Jacob Pinger (Short and Comedy) Actor A tongue-in-cheek parody of such TV drama classics as "The Ghost Whisperer," Spirit Town follows SAMMY SMILES, a down-and-out spiritual medium, as he struggles to use his powers for good instead of petty crime. Along the way he is haunted by a bevy of needy spirits. Written by Jacob Pinger
Television (Comedy) Director Casting Directors CeCee and Dior and their trusty assistant, Molly, give a behind-the-scenes look into Hollywood's commercial casting world.
Bonjour Star Wars
Film by Emily McGregor (Short and Comedy) Actor Star Wars and Disney collide in song and dance.
Episode VII: A New Conflict
Film by Jordan Ancel (Comedy and Short) Writer, Actor The Imperial Army has been defeated. Peace is restored to the galaxy. Now, Luke Skywalker must deal with the reality of PTSD, and the fact that his Father was evil - and he made out with his sister.
Film by Paul Cross (Thriller) Actor James McCullough, from the mysterious "Council", assigns CIA agent Aaron Delgado to implement a plan to attack the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and pin the blame on Muslim Terrorists. Delgado and fellow agents, Phillip Singer and Chase Jordan, work with a group of unsuspecting engineers to develop unmanned jets to hit the Twin Towers and the Pentagon. The CIA agents have to deal with an increasingly suspicious George Poole, the lead engineer working on the drones. Also the Army and the FBI begin to uncover the plot, forcing Delgado to shut down their investigations. On the day of the attacks, Delgado becomes livid as the media reports on the destruction of WTC Building 7 before it is blown up and that there are no signs of planes hitting the Pentagon and the supposed crash site of Flight 93. Written by Art Olivier
Film by Matthew Solomon (Horror, Thriller and Short) Writer, Director, Actor David Cole moves to Los Angeles from London one week ahead of his wife, Laura. He begins to experience the nightly hauntings of a little girl named Anna. His experiences are captured via his video chats.
In My Pocket
Film by David Lisle Johnson (Drama and Romance) Actor A harrowing journey down the dark spiral of drug addiction. As Stephen Jameson's carefully constructed life slowly falls apart, his belief system is shattered when he discovers that he's no longer the functioning addict that he once was. Uncompromising and unwaveringly honest, IN MY POCKET pulls no punches as it not only dares you to peer into the edge of the abyss...but then pushes you right in. Written by anonymous
Funny or Die Presents...
Television by Judd Apatow (Comedy) Writer, Director, Actor A series of comedy sketches brought to you by the people at Funny or Die.
Kung Fu Man
Film by David Lowe (Action, Comedy, Drama, Romance and 1 More) Writer, Actor
Television by Gary Scott Thompson (Crime and Drama) Actor Montecito Casino & Hotel, Las Vegas, Nevada. Ed Deline (Cann) and Danny McCoy (Duhamel) work on the surveillance team of the casino. Since we are talking about Las Vegas, there is a lot of work to be done: looking for cheaters, hosting and protecting the famous and the "whales", and taking personal care of those who win too much. Written by rsilberman2 (aka rsilberman)
Television by Shawn Ryan (Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actor The story of an inner-city Los Angeles police precinct where some of the cops aren't above breaking the rules or working against their associates to both keep the streets safe and their self-interests intact. Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Television by Josh Goldstein (Drama and Music) Actor Set to the soundtrack of the '60s, a Philadelphia family moves toward the cultural upheaval in the years ahead. The Pryors' teen daughter Meg tries to shed her "good girl" image by hanging with her worldly friend Roxanne and pursuing a dream of being an "American Bandstand" dancer. Meg's emerging personality, and the changes her mother's going through, don't sit well with Meg's father Written by Anonymous
All Babes Want to Kill Me
Film by Colin Miller (Comedy and Romance) Actor A martial artist, afflicted with a disease that makes beautiful women want to kill him, goes on a suicide mission to find true love anyway. Written by <HighCottonFilms@aol.com>
Film by Lichelli Lazar-Lea (Short and Comedy) Composer Two small-time crooks, who happen to be a couple, show up a house in order to retrieve a suitcase for their boss. Unfortunately, they show up at the wrong address.
Film by Steven D. Binder Composer An obese, hypochondriac dad and his aspiring rock star son take an 'eating trip' of Los Angeles while they attempt to heal their ailing relationship, cope with the father's Binge Eating Disorder, and reconcile the son's failed musical dreams with a lifetime of corporate drudgery in the family business. Written by Anonymous
Best Emerging Filmmaker - RIP Horror Film Fest
Audience Award ("Chatter") - RIP Horror Film Fest
Best Experimental Feature ("Chatter") - LA Thriller Film Fest
University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA)