Matt Duggan is an award-winning writer and director. His first feature film Inverse, which he wrote and directed, premiered at the 2014 Boston Sci-Fi Film Festival (a second screening had to be added to accommodate the sold-out audience). To date, Inverse has won Best Sci-Fi Narrative Feature Film at the 2015 Philip K. Dick Film Festival; Best Sci-Fi Feature Film at the 2014 Cinevision Film Festival; and Best Sci-Fi Feature Film at the 2014 Eugene International Film Festival. Inverse had its West Coast premiere at the 2014 AMFM Festival in Palm Springs.
Matt has written numerous screenplays and short films including Written By. Written By experienced great success on the film festival circuit, including Audience Award- Winner at the 2010 Wizard World Festival; Winner at the 2010 New York City Horror Film Festival; and Best Horror Comedy Nominee at the 2010 Dragon*Con.
Matt is also the creator of several award-winning web series, including Man Vs. and Not Suitable for Work.
An early career highlight for Matt was being invited to participate in Marlon Brando’s documentary on acting entitled Lying for a Living. Spending two weeks with Marlon Brando and other luminaries including Robin Williams, Sean Penn, Nick Nolte, and Philippe Petit was an honor and a career highlight.
Currently, Matt is developing Hell High, a 1-hour comedy-horror series, bespoke for the Streamer and/or Premium cable markets.
Matt’s first novel, Ostraca, was published in 2019. Ostraca is the first novel in Matt’s novel series Odyssey U.S.A. Matt’s currently working on the second novel in the series, In Extremis, and plans to publish it in early 2023.