Michael Matteo

Michael Matteo

Playwright and screenwriter in Chongqing, China

About Michael

Michael A. Matteo is an award winning, optioned and produced playwright and screenwriter. He has written books, stage plays, screenplays and TV series. His first produced screenplay was Descansos, which featured Gary Busey, Tom Nowicki, and Charles Durning. His last produced feature, 3 Times A Charm, has appeared on Encore and STARZ in the US, as well as on other TV station all over the world. His stage play, An Evening with Mr. Johnson, has been done in several states throughout the U.S. and it is published by Original Works Publishing. He has written 4 published books, over 30 full length feature screenplays, 10 stage plays of varying lengths, and hundreds of short scripts (The Limbo Kings was a short produced in 2014; it won 3 Telly Awards). His latest book, The People Diet, (Motivational Press) is available through Barnes & Noble and Amazon.com. He lived in Tampa for almost 30 years before taking a job in China in 2013. Currently he lives and is the ESL Director for an International School in China.

Name: Michael Matteo

Lives in: Chongqing, China

Occupation: Playwright and Screenwriter

Unique traits: I write quickly and understand that you write until it's right.


  • The Limbo Kings

    The Limbo Kings (2014)
    Film (short) by GA Films Screenwriter

  • 3 Times A Charm

    3 Times A Charm (2011)
    Film by Daved Productions Screenwriter

  • Passport To Explore

    Passport To Explore (2010)
    Television by Daved Productions Writer

  • An Evening With Mr. Johnson (published by Original Works Publishing

    An Evening With Mr. Johnson (published by Original Works Publishing (2009)
    Theater by Original Works Publishing Playwright

  • DEscansos

    DEscansos (2009)
    Film by GA films Screenwriter


  • Love Bugs short stage play produced by Tampa Stageworks

  • The Limbo Kings: won 3 Telly Awards

  • Semifinalist Gasparilla Film Festival for a script titled: Dialing

  • Cherub Films, second place winner, The Free Screenplay Contest

  • 3rd Place Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival's Short Film Contest

  • Drama Semi-Finalist Movie Script Contest

  • Henrico Theater Semi-Finalist Playwrighting


  • City University of New York: Brooklyn College (Brooklyn, NY)

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  • Since: October 2014
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
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