Matthew J. Kaufhold

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Matthew Kaufhold
Assistant Teaching Professor and Interim Program Director, Screenwriting and Playwriting
University Crossings, 050
Phone: 215-895-2882
Fax: 215-895-6447

Matt Kaufhold has over 20 years experience in the film industry working as a director, producer, screenwriter, script consultant, and director of photography.  His feature screenplay, Soulwalker, is under a shopping agreement with Actium Pictures in New York for co-production with Three Professors Media, a start-up production company in which Matt is a partner. Brick Gypsies, a short documentary on the third-party LEGO economy, is currently in post-production for a festival release in 2015.  Matt wrote and produced the award-nominated short film, Customer Service, which had a festival run in 2013.  Matt’s background also includes commercial/industrial work for clients ranging from Frito-Lay to the Haverford Township Historical Society.

Program Director for Drexel University’s Screenwriting & Playwriting Program, Matt holds a Bachelor’s Degree in English and American Literature and Languages from Harvard College and a Master’s Degree in Radio, Television, and Motion Pictures from the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.  He teaches classes in advanced screenwriting concepts for the Screenwriting & Playwriting Program, narrative video production for the Film & Video Program,  and serves as a story development advisor for the Film & Video, Animation & Visual Effects, and Game Production and Design Programs.

B.A., Harvard University; M.A., University of North Carolina