Originally from Charlton, MA, I've been following my dream career of filmmaking for about 4-5 years now. I specialize in various sectors of filmmaking and photography. I am a highly driven, creative individual, currently attending an arts high school in Jacksonville, Florida.
Name: Matthew Manyak
Lives in: Saint Augustine, Florida
Occupation: Director, Editor, Production Assistant, Screenwriter, Author, Crew, Photographer (Still), Producer, Assistant Director and Choreographer
Unique traits: I am skilled in multiple Adobe programs, including Premiere Pro, After Effects, Illustrator, and Photoshop. I am the co-founder of Trendsetter Studios photography, and have published a full-length novel titled "Wolves of the Shadowlands."
After the Fall
Film (Short, Action, Drama and Thriller) Writer While on a long journey north, a post-apocalyptic survivor is awakened to the sound of an explosion, and upon investigation, finds the hope that she might not be alone in this deadened world.
Film (Short and Drama) Writer A young girl attempts to put her younger brother to bed with a story as a much larger conflict escalates outside her door.
Film (Drama and Short) Writer, Director, Editor, Producer, Cinematographer A game of chess played by two mysterious individuals determines the course of global events.
Witt's Third Wheel
Film (Short and Comedy) Second Unit Director or Assistant Director Three, teenage, best friends all still sleep in the same bed together. But, when two of them decide to start dating, Witt must learn to cope with the unexpected changes in their sleeping arrangements.
Left Here to Die
Film (Short, Comedy and Drama) Writer Under pressure from an oncoming army of hostiles, two survivors must find a way to get their friend with a broken leg home, or leave him alone to die.
Film (Short, Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and 1 More) Producer When a large inheritance is left to a boy (Sullivan) with no family, he hires a caretaker (Gil) who evolves into his most depthful relationship. When Gil falls in love with the delivery girl, Sullivan struggles to keep grip of his only love while exercising his overbearing power.
The Things They Stole from Us
Film (Action, Sci-Fi and Short) Writer, Director, Editor, Production Assistant Deep in the forest of a dystopian world, three runaway convicts must rendezvous with a mysterious ally before their pursuers find recapture, and kill them.
Scholastic Art & Writing Awards - Dramatic Screenplay - Silver Key Winner
West Chester Film Festival Official Selection
Elijah Wells Youth Indie Film Festival Official Selection
Stage 32 Happy Writers Feature Screenplay Competition Quarterfinalist
C&C Teen Hollywood Film Festival Official Selection
Douglas Anderson 72 Hour Film Festival - Action Genre - Finalist
Young Arts - Cinematic Arts Merit Winner
Florida State University (Tallahassee, FL)
Douglas Anderson School of the Arts