Filmmakers

Matthew Breault

| March 10, 2014

USC

Matthew Breault

Matthew Breault grew up loving movies. He learned to operate a VCR before he knew how to read and has saved every ticket stub he has purchased since the age of 10. After seeing the film Run Lola Run, he wanted to grow up and make films.

He moved to California in 2001. He studied mechanical engineering at Stanford University and developed a love of design, creativity, problem solving and pragmatically viewing the world around him.

In 2005 he relocated to Los Angeles and worked as an engineer before being admitted to USC to study his true passion: moviemaking. Matthew focused on directing narrative fiction while at USC. He has received numerous awards and recognition for his films including the prestigious Accolade Directing Award. His work has shown at various film festivals from New York to Los Angeles.

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Efrain

Efrain

Ten-year-old Efrain’s father teaches him never to steal, but the lesson comes at a price on the charged Mexican border. A short film by Matthew Breault.

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Film School Shorts is made possible by a grant from Maurice Kanbar, celebrating the vitality and power of the moving image, and by the members of KQED.

Film School Shorts is a production of KQED.

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Credits

Series Producer
Lisa Landi

Associate Producer
Julia Shackelford

Editor
Peter Borg

Design
Zaldy Serrano
Christina Zee White

Original Music
Written and Produced by
Trifonic

Audio
John Andrieni

Interactive
Kevin Cooke
Marie K Lee

Social Media Specialist
Aldo Mora-Blanco

Publicity
Sarah Hoffner

On Air Promotion
Bridget Louie

Legal
William Lowery
Abby Staeble

Director of TV Production
Sandy Schonning

Executive Producer
Scott Dwyer