Mudpuppy Films is a motion picture company founded by Matthew Akers. 

Akers 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 won an Emmy and a Peabody award.  

He directed the highest rated primetime special of 2013 on ABC “David Blaine Real or Magic” and of 2016 "David Blaine Beyond Magic."

He has also produced, directed and shot documentaries about blindness, guns, disease, spies, drugs, prison, hackers, soldiers, athletes, politicians, musicians, the circus, theater, and more.