Matthew Puccini



Matthew grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and lives in Brooklyn. His short films have screened at Sundance (DIRTY, LAVENDER) and SXSW (DIRTY, LAVENDER, THE MESS HE MADE), qualified for the 2020 Academy Awards (LAVENDER), and have been acquired by The Criterion Channel (DIRTY) and Searchlight Pictures (LAVENDER).

Matthew is a 2018 Sundance Ignite Fellow, a member of the 2017 New York Film Festival Artist Academy, a recipient of the Richie Jackson Artist Fellowship and a Creative Culture Fellow at the Jacob Burns Film Center. He was selected as one of Filmmaker Magazine’s 2019 25 New Faces of Independent Film and as one of Indiewire’s 25 LGBTQ Filmmakers On The Rise. He is currently developing his first feature film.