Matt has worn many hats in different industries. He started out working as a cinematics character artist at Warner Brothers/Netherrealm working on a dozen game titles including "John Woo's Stranglehold" and the Mortal Kombat series.
He then left and began teaching Visual Effects at Columbia College Chicago and Tribeca Flashpoint College.
Along with teaching part-time, Matt works as a freelance nuke compositor and has done numerous online training videos via Digital Tutors and Eat3d.com while VFX supervising feature films such as "Thrill Ride", "Chicago Rot", and "Head Games".
Matt recently finished compositing work on three Capital One TV spots starring Samuel L. Jackson and director Spike Lee.