Matt Brookens

Matt Brookens

Brookens Entertainment
Actor, Camera Operator, Comedian, Director, Editor, Producer, Screenwriter and Voice Actor

Hollywood, California

Member Since:
June 2015
Last online:
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About Matt

Hailing from Springfield, Illinois, home of Abraham Lincoln and the Corn Dog, Matt Brookens is an accomplished filmmaker with a specialty in Dark Comedy and Horror. His work can be found on Netflix, Amazon, TV in general and virally all over the interwebs.

PROFILE I‘m a creative and quick lead video editor with a broad scope of experience.
I’ve edited, & produced for Disney, Lionsgate, Nat Geo, Kevin Hart, Discovery, YouTube Premium, Funny or Die,
Guitar Center, Doritos, Spike TV, WagTV, DIRECTV, Travel Channel & more.

My work has won awards at many film festivals & has amassed over 81 million views online.
WORK
17 years editing/creative: Entertainment, music, advertising. Please see LinkedIn.
SKILLS
Editing! Specialize in comedy and engagement. Seasoned screenwriter and director.
Premiere, AVID, After Effects, Photoshop, Illustrator, FCP 7 & X, DSLR Photo/Video

STRENGTHS
» Proficient in delivering laughs, giggles and/or titters.
» Practiced in scripted, documentary, reality, music videos & promos.
» Experienced in title & sound design.
» Experienced team leader.

TELEVISION
Secrets of the Garden – National Geographic2019 EDITOR, 30 min - 1620 Media
Claws Season 2 Trailers 2018 EDITOR, PRODUCER TNT/Revolve Agency
Parker Plays – Scripted Comedy 4 Eps + Promos 2017 LEAD EDITOR Disney XD
Fierce Traveler – Travel /Reality 4 Eps 2016-17 LEAD EDITOR, PRODUCER WagTV
Be the Boss – Comedy Commercial 2015 DIRECTOR, WRITER, EDITOR Doritos
Far East Feast – Comedy Reality 6 Eps 2015 EDITOR Hoplite Ent. / Food Network
Chop Chop – Reality Sizzle & 6 Eps 2015 EDITOR, PRODUCER USDA / Food Network
Peace is Inevitable – Doc 2015 EDITOR Discovery Latin America
RPM – Reality Sizzle 2015 DIRECTOR, EDITOR Hoplite Entertainment
Lucky Goes to NAMM – Reality 4 Episodes 2015 DIRECTOR, EDITOR United Television Broadcasting
Musicians Institute – Various Commercials 2014-15 DIRECTOR, EDITOR Time Warner
Dr. Weil’s True Food Kitchen – Reality Pilot 2013 CO-DIRECTOR, EDITOR Food Network

SHORTS / WEB / OTT
Grindstone Workshop- Comedy Cosplay Show EDITOR, PRODUCER Skybound Entertainment
Comedy Game Show: The Games We Play- TriBeCa Shortlist 2017-18 EDITOR Pilgrim Media
Daily Internet Comedy Content LOL! Network 2017 PRODUCER, EDITOR Lionsgate/Kevin Hart
Daily Internet Comedy (Over 122 videos) 2016-17 LEAD EDITOR, PRODUCER Circa
I Should Have Said -Comedy Web Series 2 eps 2016 PRODUCER, EDITOR Full Screen
Eat a Baby -Comedy Sketch 2015 PRODUCER, EDITOR Funny or Die
Music Editorial, Lessons, Demos (42 Shorts) 2014-15 PRODUCER, EDITOR Musicians Institute
Music Editorial, Demo, Interview (62 Shorts) 2009-14 PRODUCER, EDITOR Guitar Center
Starving Artist Beat Down – Comedy Web Series (20 ep) 2014 DIRECTOR, EDITOR Art Pain FIlms
Guitar Party Nightmare – Sketch Comedy 2011 DIRECTOR, WRITER, EDITOR Funny or Die

FEATURE FILMS
The Boy Band Con (Documentary) EDITOR YouTube Premium and Premier @sxsw 2019
First World Problems – Horror Comedy 2013 EDITOR CitiCine Productions
The Art of Pain – Dark Comedy 2009 DIRECTOR, WRITER, EDITOR Netflix

EDUCATION
Columbia College Chicago: Bachelor of Arts – Film 1999
Upright Citizens Brigade: Improv & Sketch • Miles Stroth Comedy Workshop • Power of the Pitch (Writer’s Store), Raindance Film Finance 101


www.mattbrookens.com
www.questfire.com


Unique traits: I CREATE: Bombastic comedy, cinematic heart-pounding action, spine tingling horror, fascinating/engaging/entertaining reality shows, fantastic worlds in film!

Credits

Awards

  • Best Horror Comedy Hollyshorts Film Festival
    (2012)

Education

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