Matthew Lucas

Writer / Director

Matthew is a writer and director in Los Angeles. His feature film KRINGLE TIME premiered at the Brooklyn Film Festival and will be released in 2021. His short films, MOONSHOT (2016) and DÍRA (2014) have screened in festivals across the US and overseas, earning him numerous awards for his work as a director, screenwriter and editor. His feature screenplays continue to enjoy perennial placements in competitions and festivals including ScreenCraft and The Austin Film Festival. He is also the co-author and composer of “Sasquatch: The Musical” which premiered Off-Broadway in 2014 at the West Village Musical Theatre Festival. His most recent play, “She’s Dead!” has placed in a number of competitions and will seek performances in 2022.

He studied theatre during his undergraduate work at Marymount Manhattan College in New York before earning an MFA in Film from American University in Washington, DC. He lives in LA with his fiancée and their diabetic dog, Leeloo.