Mudpuppy Films Inc. is a boutique scripted and unscripted media services company owned and operated by award winning filmmaker Matthew Akers.
Matthew has worked on feature, television, and web projects on a wide range of subjects all over the world.
He is the director and cinematographer of the documentary feature “Marina Abramovic The Artist is Present” which premiered at the Sundance Film Festival and on HBO and which won a 2012 national Emmy, a Peabody, and numerous other top prizes. In addition to this, Matthew has directed, produced, photographed, and edited series and features on subjects as varied as blindness, guns, disease, spies, drugs, prison, hackers, soldiers, athletes, politicians, musicians, the circus, theater, and much more.
In 2013 Matthew directed, produced, wrote, and photographed the highest rated prime time special all year on ABC titled “David Blaine Real or Magic.”
For over a decade Mudpuppy Films has primarily partnered with other production companies. In 2013 it began operating as a complete production and post production entity. The company is comprised of extremely creative and talented people who are multidisciplinary, filled with curiosity, and possessed with making art.