MATT JOHNSON is an award-winning writer/director/producer with a broad range of work in theatre, radio, television and film. In addition to his direction of over fifty stage productions, his credits include work on the TV shows League Of Legends, The Voice, The Grammy Awards, Jeopardy, Wheel Of Fortune, NBC London Olympics, and many commercials with Deutsch LA - including national spots for Volkswagen, Taco Bell, Pizza Hut, Target and Snapple. He has written and directed ten films, as well as creating the original radio drama series New Frequency for XM/Sirius Radio and iTunes with over 100 episodes produced. Previous films include Manipede, Butterflies, True Fiction, Final Call, The Goth Next Door, Chalk, and the critically-acclaimed festival darling and Oscar-qualified short Texas. In partnership with Bruce Willis and Weimar Pictures, he wrote and produced the feature film documentary Bruce Willis: Why The Legend Never Dies, which premiered at the Berlin Film Festival. He is currently the Co-Creator and Showrunner of the paranormal thriller series By Night: Originsairing on Amazon, and the Executive Producer and Creator of the upcoming docu-series Spirits Of The Game. Upcoming projects include the original scripted series The Resurrectionists, El Verdugo, and Rednecks, as well as the feature films The Resurrection Of Lawford Bertolucci, Gold Rush and The Nesting Doll.
A native Texan, his education includes studies and degrees at The University of Texas, The Royal National Theatre of London, and UCLA.