Matt Duggan

Matt Duggan
Matt Duggan – Stephen, Writer

Writer/Director Matt Duggan’s first short film “Tag” won Best Picture at the 2006 Westwood International Film Festival. “Written By“, a short film horror-thriller that Matt co-wrote and co-starred in, is currently hitting the film festival circuit.

Matt is also the creator/writer/director of “ManVs.“, a serial online comedy about a prankster who fakes deaths that annoy his roommate (www.manvsfilms.com). To date, the ManVs. series has been viewed more than 2 million times, has been featured on YouTube, Crackle.com and Veoh.com and has won numerous awards, honors and prizes, including a distribution contract with Atom Films. The episode “Man Vs.Dragon” appeared on Comedy Central Network’s “Atom TV” in the spring of 2008.

Matt is a graduate of the prestigious Meisner Two-Year Acting Program at the Meisner Center in North Hollywood, CA. There he wrote, directed and acted for the stage, eventually running their Writers’ Circle. Matt’s first play ‘false positive‘ played to critical acclaim: “Duggan delivers a harrowing denouement that is fittingly arbitrary, much like the disease his play treats.”- Los Angeles Times. Matt’s one-act play ‘Irish Spirits‘ was selected for Edward Albee’s Last Frontier Theater Conference in 2003. Matt is also a graduate of Boston College with a double major in English and Communications.

In 2009 Matt sold his screenplay “THE DEVIL OF APPALACHIA” to Remote Films. This film is in pre-production with principle photography beginning in August 2010. Matt is attached to direct.  Matt’s website can be found at www.mattduggan.com.

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