Matt Solazzo is a screenwriter and fight choreographer from Long Island NY.
He is the first to graduate from New York Film Academy with an honors degree. As a writer, he specializes in action, sci-fi, and fantasy genres. He then helps bring his writing to life through his fight choreography.
Matt Solazzo is trained in Wing Chun, Hung Gar, and Keysi Fighting Method. He is also trained in various weapons including sword, axe, staff, knife, and others.
He is currently working on a horror film anthology called "Slumber Party" as fight choreographer for "Day 23" and "Amber's Pride"
Name: Matt Solazzo
Lives in: Brooklyn, New York
Occupation: Screenwriter, Stunt Performer and Fight Director
Unique traits: Specializes in the action/fantasy genre. Very adaptable to martial arts and weapons. Builds franchises/shared universes. Writes the action in scripts then choreographs it in the film. The first students to graduate with honors from NYFA.
Film (Crime, Drama and Mystery) Stunts Christian Baker a well known New York City journalist from The Chronicle gets assigned to a social story about a 12 years old missing African-American girl from Brooklyn. Trying to get the assignment behind him, he quickly and poorly researches the story and goes with the first lead. This brings down a series of pains. Christian with guilt decides to finally do his work properly and help the family find their little girl revealing the huge gaps of the criminal justice system. Written by Road Light Pictures
Film (Short, Action, Crime and Fantasy) Stunts A female North Korean terrorist, whose mission to blow up the Empire State Building is suddenly botched when she gets kidnapped by a sketchy Russian cab driver. Will she complete the mission?
Teens Like Phil
Film (short) by ASPD Films Fight Choreographer
TV Movie (Documentary and Reality-TV) Editor Ian Erix takes cameras to Belgium for a glimpse inside "Tomorrowland", one of the most outrageous EDM festivals in the world!!! Featuring exclusive interviews and/or performance clips by Redfoo of LMFAO, David Guetta, Steve Aoki, Avicii, Headhunterz, Skrillex and Apl.De.Ap of The Black Eyed Peas.
Film (Horror) Stunts "An ancient evil unleashes a deadly computer virus hellbent on destroying humanity."
Film (Horror) Stunts TURN is a horror / action / drama about a young, strong willed, vegan woman named Lyana who is unwillingly turned into a vampire and now has to deal with the horrific reality of feeding off of human blood to survive. Her maker Raven is working patiently to help her cope with her new lifestyle, as any mother would for her child. Her coven sisters each have their own way of handling Lyana's dilemma; with the domineering warrior Scarlett abusively rejecting her and the clever seductress Vixen playing both sides of the coin. TURN is a film that focuses on the challenge of dealing with the hand you are dealt, and how change and adaptation effects how a person becomes who they are meant to be. With her coven by her side, two vengeful and murderous werewolves named Lyca and Virgil hunting her down, and a friendly but religiously repressed young man named Christian inadvertently thrown into the mix, Lyana will endure the change, adapt to the situation and realize her true potential. ... Written by Christopher Outridge
Nassau Community College (Garden City, NY)
New York Film Academy Film School (New York, NY)