Matt Braunsdorf is a director, cinematographer and editor whose body of work includes film, television, Broadway, music videos and web content.
His background is in film production and financing, having worked at iDeal Partners Film Fund for 6 years. In his time there, he oversaw production of the films "Dirty Girl", "The Inevitable Defeat of Mister and Pete", "Pump", as well as many others.
Since then, he has shot and edited TV spots for Broadway shows like "Chicago", "Something Rotten", "King Kong", "Mean Girls", and "Waitress". He has also edited for television on shows like "New York's Funniest", "Building off the Grid", "Blissful Thinking", and short form content for Fuse TV.
His work in web content includes SaturdayNight Live, People Magazine, NBC Sports, The New York Post, The Nerdist, Above Average Productions, College Humor, UCBComedy, and Improv Everywhere.
Matt has had multiple award winning short films playing on the festival circuit for the past few years. His most notable are "John the Carpenter," which won "Best Cinematography" and "Best Score" at the Nightmares Film Festival and Other Worlds Festival respectively, and "This is That Night," which won Best Narrative Short at the Yonkers Film Festival. His latest film "Uber Ex" is currently on the film festival circuit and has won "Best Screenplay" and "Best Ensemble" at LA Comedy Fest, "Best Comedy" at the Cape Fear Independent Film Festival, and the “Director’s Choice Award for Best Comedy Short” at the Austin Revolution Film Festival.
Most recently Matt directed and edited the second season of Draftsville for NBC Sports. He was Director of Photography on the Astronomy Club sketch series for Comedy Central. Soon he’ll be Director of Photography for the weekly Comedy Central TV show “This Week at The Comedy Cellar” which begins fall 2018.
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