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Sun Feb 21, 2016 – 2:30 pm | Bagels & More
Sat Feb 27, 2016 – 2:30 pm | La Casa Grande
Hasta la Vista
Directed by Matt Porter & Matt Kazman
USA | 21 minutes | 2015
After offending someone at a party, Andy goes to desperate measures to prove his innocence.
Matt Porter is a director, writer, and actor living in New York City. He is the co-star/co-director/co-writer of the Comedy Central web series NEW TIMERS, currently in production on it’s second digital season. Matt has written and directed content for Cracked, Funny or Die, Adult Swim, MTV Other, Sony, and others. His sketch series GOOD COP GREAT COP, a collaboration with painter/cartoonist Charlie Hankin, has been screened at SXSW, was an official selection at the New York Television Festival, and is a proud member of the Above Average network. In addition to his sketches, his narrative short films have screened at IFF Boston, Just for Laughs, The LES Film Festival, and a smattering of other places. His first narrative feature from his production company Dial Tone Pictures is called 5 DOCTORS and is currently in post-production. It’s about 5 doctors.
Matt is a filmmaker from Toronto who lives, works and occasionally sleeps in Brooklyn.
He has written and directed videos for MTV, CollegeHumor, Vox Media, and Refinery 29. His short film “FLAGPOLE” was nominated for a Student Academy Award, and has been featured on Devour and Short of the Week. His independent television pilot “LOVE’S A BITCH” screened at the New York Television Festival and was developed into a web-series for Bedrocket Media.
This year, he directed a show for MTV called “MIDDLE OF THE NIGHT SHOW” and his short film “HASTA LA VISTA” screened at the Just For Laughs festival, Austin Film Festival, and IFFBoston. His new short film “KILLER” will be screening at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. He’s currently prepping a feature. He apologizes in advance if he bugs you about any of this on Facebook.