Mudpuppy Films is a scripted and unscripted motion picture company founded by Matthew Akers.  We have the experience and expertise to produce any manner of content scripted, non scripted, or otherwise.  Our work has been shown all over the world on television, in theaters, the most prestigious museums, and beyond. 





Matthew Akers has worked on a wide range of subjects.

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.”

In 2016 Matthew executive produced, wrote, photographed, and directed the ABC primetime special "David Blaine Beyond Magic."