Matthew Puccini

Matthew Puccini - 2017 Richie Jackson Fellow

BFA, Film & TV, 2015

Matthew Puccini is a Brooklyn-based, Bay Area-born filmmaker. His first film “Solo” was a Wasserman Award Finalist and won the King Award for Screenwriting at NYU’s First Run Film Festival. His latest film, "The Mess He Made," will have its World Premiere at the 2017 SXSW Film Festival this March. He spent last year as producer Scott Rudin’s Executive Assistant, and was credited on projects including Steve Jobs, Zoolander 2 and the Tony-winning productions of The Humans and A View From The Bridge. He currently works as a Director’s Assistant to Cary Fukunaga. Matthew received his BFA in Film & TV Production and minor in Dramatic Literature from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts.