Matt Harrison’s feature film KICKED IN THE HEAD was Executive Produced by Martin Scorsese, released theatrically by Universal and premiered as an official selection at Cannes. His network and cable television directing credits include SEX AND THE CITY for HBO. Matt’s feature film RHYTHM THIEF won a JURY PRIZE at the SUNDANCE FILM FESTIVAL.
Matt is currently preparing his sixth feature film THE MAN-IN-THE-HAT and post-producing his comedy THE GOOD LIFE from his original screenplay.
The production division of Harrison’s company Film Crash produced the feature film BIG HEART CITY starring Seymour Cassel (LIFE AQUATIC) and Shawn Andrews (DAZED AND CONFUSED). Mr. Harrison Executive Produced.
Matt currently teaches film at UCLA Extension and has taught graduate film at CalArts. He has lectured at New York University Tisch, AFI, São Paulo School of Film, Brazil, Syracuse University and The New School For Social Research.
Harrison won a full scholarship at the Cooper Union School of Art where he completed his BFA. He completed post-graduate studies at NYU.
Matt is a Feature Film Director member in good standing with the Directors Guild of America, sponsored by Martin Scorsese and Francis Ford Coppola.
Name: Matthew Harrison
Lives in: Santa Monica, California
Occupation: Director, Producer and Screenwriter
Sundance Jury Prize - Special Recognition for Directing
Film by Film Crash Writer/Director
Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art (New York, NY)
NYU School of Continuing Education
New School for Social Research NYC