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Our People

Where Story Matters.

Telling stories is what we do, and that means people. Great people. We work with so many talented people throughout the country, but we want to introduce you to the core that makes what we do possible.



Matt Patterson, Producer, Director, Writer

Matt has worked on hundreds of projects ranging from short film and commercial projects to full feature films. He co-wrote and produced our award winning feature film AN ORDINARY FAMILY and co-wrote, produced and shot the feature film DRAGON DAY with fellow Matter Media cohort Jeffrey Travis.




Jeffrey Travis, Writer-Director

Jeffrey Travis is an award-winning filmmaker who grew up in Argentina and currently lives in Los Angeles. His debut short film, What’s Wrong with This Picture?, featured an innovative mixture of animation with live action. The short film went on to play at over 40 film festivals , obtained multiple distribution deals, and became the basis for a TV pilot at 20th Century FOX.

Jeffrey has written and directed numerous short films, commercials, and corporate spots. His animated film Flatland: The Movie, starring the voices of Martin Sheen, Kristen Bell, Tony Hale, and Michael York, has been seen by over 1 million children in classrooms around the country, and is currenty being reworked into an IMAX 3-D film.

Currently Jeffrey is in post-production on Dragon Day, his feature film debut, a drama/thriller about a family surviving the aftermath of a massive cyberattack from China on the United States.


Steve Markham, Producer

Steve Markham brings thirty years of entrepreneurial and business experience to Matter Media. He been a successful producer and ex-producer on several projects. His current works include Dragon Day, Jaama, and Believe Me.




Michael Kistner, Producer

Michael works behind the scenes in the business side of the company, helping with proposals, sales and accounting. And with his acumen for numbers, has also worked to help with budgets and accounting for our our films as well.