For over two decades, Matt Green has been one of the southeast’s most active filmmakers. Besides having directed 6 feature films in the last ten years and creating creature, makeup and physical effects for the past 24 years, Matt has helped other filmmakers produce and coordinate their own films as well as motivating many of his past students to follow their dreams of a career in the motion picture industry.
For the past 15 years Matt Has accepted an invitation to speak on the craft of filmmaking at Dragon*Con, one of the worlds largest sci-fi, fantasy and media conventions. Appearing on panels for directing, producing, the use of computer graphics vs. physical effects, and the distribution of independent films, Matt has spoken to crowds of over 100 people on the craft of making films.
After teaching commercial editing at the Atlanta broadcast institute for over two years, Matt accepted a personal invitation by special effects legend Tom Savini to teach at his world renown ‘Tom Savini special makeup effects school’ in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania for three and a half years.
In 1996 Matt returned to Atlanta Georgia to continue making films in the south.
After working with several industry leaders such as producer/director Chris Moore (American Pie, Project Greenlight) Writer/director/actor Dwayne Whitaker (Pulp Fiction, From Dusk Till Dawn 2) and actors Bill Moseley, Tom Savini, Trent Haaga and William Sanderson, among others, Matt has learned and mastered how to incorporate big budget filmmaking techniques into low budget scenarios
Being involved in productions both domestic and international, Matt has performed most every job on a film set. He brings the knowledge of how to manage the various filmmaking jobs, from directing your film to feeding your crew.
This intensive hands on workshop packs over twenty years of filmmaking do’s and don’ts into a single weekend. In just two days you will immediately learn how to shoot, produce, direct, market and distribute your film. All on a realistic budget and schedule.