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.
Unique traits: I write quickly and understand that you write until it's right.
That Time of the Month Comedy A self absorbed playboy is cursed by a witch and turns into a beautiful woman when the moon is full. His female alter ego is determined to make his life miserable for all the years that she lay dormant inside of him and he ignored her.
Me & Mr. Johnson Comedy A man attempts to take back control of his life from his domineering penis that has sabotaged every relationship he has ever had because of an insatiable craving that conflicts with the man’s desire for a monogamous relationship.
Markers Drama Two earthbound spirits, a 20's hitman and a 70's hooker, who lived less than stellar lives when they were alive, are given an opportunity at redemption by being introduced into the lives of diffferent people who will be involved in a fatal accident. Their job is to help these people resolve serious issues that will also keep their souls earthbound.
The Limbo Kings
Film (short) by GA Films Screenwriter
3 Times A Charm
Film by Daved Productions Screenwriter
Passport To Explore
Television by Daved Productions Writer
An Evening With Mr. Johnson (published by Original Works Publishing
Theater by Original Works Publishing Playwright
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