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Matthew Portman

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Matthew Portman
Irvine, United States

Films:

  • FLIGHT - After a tough break-up, a hard-working academic finds comfort away in a budding relationship.
     
  • GOOD MORNING SUNSHINE - After a crazy night in a hotel suite, a man struggles to find his bearings but quickly discovers the truth about all involved.

Accolades:

  • AT ATTENTION - Featured on Shootin' the Shorts as reviewed by Cam Gray. "If you’re a director looking for a Yorgos Lanthimos style short for the festival circuit, you’ll love At Attention. And for anyone seeking guaranteed laughs, this script won’t “miss the mark” or disappoint!"
  • DAIRY FARMER'S DAUGHTER - Slamdance called it "... very creative – it’s great to see something so entirely original, and the visuals here are evocative and memorable."

    Quarter Finalist in Screencraft's 2017 Short Screenplay Contest.

  • FLIGHT - Honorable Mention at the Campus Movie Festival SDSU and screened at the Film Society at SDSU Winter Film Festival. 100K+ views on Youtube.

About Me:

Film enthusiast turned hobbyist screenwriter. By day I'm a graduate student and by night a writing turtle. Most of the time caffeine is involved (my third love) which certainly helps the motivated creative process.

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    Scripts By Matthew

    At Attention
    On a forest trek, a young man discovers that some of the finer things in life can present themselves unexpectedly.
    Short Comedy, Mystery Available for Free 3pp
    4 readers love this script
    Ramenesque
    When a bowl of ramen doesn't meet his standards, a man encounters a terrestrial chef bearing the final bid for his approval.
    Short Animation, Comedy, Fantasy, Western Available for Free 2pp
    1 reader loves this script
    Breastfed
    A mother breastfeeds her child and engages in imaginary conversations with the newborn.
    Short Comedy Available for Free 8pp
    On the Origin of Pickles (of Many Kinds)
    An absurd examination of what it takes to be a pickle.
    Short Comedy, History, Thriller Available for Free 2pp
    Yiffing: A Tale of Love
    At a furry convention, a lonely man-in-an-elephant-suit discovers love and loss in an equally dressed crocodile.
    Short Comedy, Drama, Romance Available for Free 10pp
    The Corpuscle
    A light particle travels through space and muses on the things it encounters as well as the fleeting moments that pass it by.
    Short Animation, Comedy, Family Available for Free 5pp
    Seinfeld Spec: The Flasher
    George and Jerry scheme to find a way for Jerry to become more intimate with his nutritionist while Elaine attempts to investigate a flasher who blinded Kramer (by the light).
    Episode Comedy Example of work only 45pp
    Good Morning Sunshine
    After a crazy night in a hotel suite, a man struggles to find his bearings but quickly discovers the truth about all involved.
    Short Comedy, Mystery Produced 2pp
    1 reader loves this script
    Flight
    After a tough break-up, a hard-working academic finds comfort away in a budding relationship.
    Short Drama, Romance Produced 4pp

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