Andrew Matthews

Andrew Matthews is an independent filmmaker based in Austin, TX. His first feature, Zero Charisma, which he wrote and co-directed with wife Katie Graham, premiered at the 2013 SXSW film festival and was distributed by Tribeca Films and the Nerdist. He also edited the documentaries Best Worst Movie and The American Scream.

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Talks

On Marvel vs. Scorsese, and the Importance of Guilty Pleasures

By Andrew Matthews | November 22, 2019

On Marvel vs. Scorsese, and the Importance of Guilty Pleasures

Writer-director Andrew Matthews says it’s essential to acknowledge the difference between high art and low art.

Why Independent Filmmakers Make Great Activists

By Andrew Matthews | April 18, 2017

Why Independent Filmmakers Make Great Activists

Andrew Matthews, a newly politicized filmmaker based in Austin, Texas, explains how his background prepped him for the new resistance movement.

Stranger Things and the Problem of “Plotblocking”

By Andrew Matthews | December 28, 2016

Stranger Things and the Problem of “Plotblocking”

Writer-director Andrew Matthews on Netflix's smash hit series and a worrisome trait of that and a number of other binge-worthy shows.

Stranger Things and the Problem of “Plotblocking”

By Andrew Matthews | August 24, 2016

Stranger Things and the Problem of “Plotblocking”

Writer-director Andrew Matthews on Netflix's smash hit series and a worrisome trait of that and a number of other binge-worthy shows.