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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.

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

Loglines

  • That Time of the Month

    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

    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

    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.

Credits

  • 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

Awards

  • Love Bugs short stage play produced by Tampa Stageworks
    (2014)

  • The Limbo Kings: won 3 Telly Awards
    (2014)

  • Semifinalist Gasparilla Film Festival for a script titled: Dialing
    (2011)

  • Cherub Films, second place winner, The Free Screenplay Contest
    (2010)

  • 3rd Place Tampa Bay Jewish Film Festival's Short Film Contest
    (2010)

  • Drama Semi-Finalist Movie Script Contest
    (2008)

  • Henrico Theater Semi-Finalist Playwrighting
    (1992)

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