Matt Davis



Matt Davis

Matt Davis is a filmmaker and editor with side gigs as actor, animator, writer, photographer and graphic designer. While attending Stuyvesant High School, he self-published "The Rational Neographic," featuring the first incarnations of his comic book character, "Hateful Jack," and later took first prize in the Dramatist Guild's New York City High School Playwriting Competition with a two-character, one-act play, "Companions."

After graduating from NYU's Tisch School of the Arts in 1989, Matt moved to Los Angeles where he edited music videos for The Bee Gees, Selena, and Yo La Tengo, and episodes of MTV's "Austin Stories", John Leguizamo's "House of Buggin'", and Robert Smigel's "TV Funhouse." In 1995 he helped launch Mad-TV and directed segments featuring Orlando Jones, David Herman, Phil LaMarr, Debra Wilson, and Nicole Sullivan, He was supervising editor of Martin Short's improvisational series, "Primetime Glick," for Comedy Central (also making appearances as an actor on the show), and of Short's feature film, "Jiminy Glick in Lalawood." He is currently completing a documentary about the controversial redesign of New York's most famous gathering place, "Square: Straightening Out Washington Square Park." He recently has begun work on a graphic novel.