Born and raised in Fort Smith, Arkansas, Matthew Kaundart is an LA-based filmmaker working in both narrative and documentary, as well as a graduate of the USC School of Cinematic Arts. His films often feature an experimental spirit and have screened worldwide, including at the Los Angeles International Short Film Festival, the American Documentary Film Festival, Outfest, the Museum of Photographic Arts, and the Roy and Edna Disney/CalArts Theater. His work has also been featured in publications such as VICE, PAPER, i-D, Somesuch, LA Weekly, Narratively, Fast Company, AdWeek, and more.

On the advertising side of things, Matthew’s worked as a treatment writer at Tool of North America and as a copywriter at 72andSunny. He’s also edited videos for KCET and spent a summer writing for The Japan Times. He’s currently developing a feature screenplay, a version of which was a Sundance Screenwriters Lab Finalist.