Matthew Montgomery

Adjunct Lecturer

Matthew Montgomery

Biography

Matthew Montgomery is a faculty member at the USC School of Dramatic Arts. He is an actor, director, writer, producer and LGBTQ+ activist whose industry career spans over 20 years.

Recipient of the 2010 Philadelphia QFest Artistic Achievement Award for acting and producing, Montgomery began his career starring in several award-winning indie feature films, including Role/PlayLong-Term RelationshipSocketBack Soon and Redwoods. As a producer, he has been involved in over 15 films, most notably Make the Yuletide Gay.

After returning to finish his BA in Theatre at the USC School of Dramatic Arts, Matthew went on to receive his MFA in Film/TV Production at the USC School of Cinematic Arts.

In 2019, Montgomery wrote and directed the psychological thriller, Devil’s Path, which went on to win him Best First Narrative Feature and First-Time Director Award from FilmOut San Diego and qFLIX Worcester, respectively. He is currently in development with his next feature film, also a psychological thriller. When he’s not working on features, Montgomery spends his time writing and creating short content while educating future actors and filmmakers.

Education

MFA, USC School of Cinematic Arts
BA, USC School of Dramatic Arts