Discipline: Film/Video – feature

Matt Szymanowski

Discipline: Film/Video – feature
Region: San Francisco, CA
MacDowell Fellowships: 2012

Matt Szymanowski is a Polish American writer, film director, and video producer. His films have played at dozens of international film festivals and been broadcast on television in the U.S. and in Poland. He wrote, directed, and produced his Sundance Lab Finalist debut feature film The Purple Onion, named after the historic and now closed San Francisco comedy club. Szymanowski runs a film production company called Wolves Films. Matt has a B.A. in humanities from Loyola Marymount University and studied film and theater directing at the Polish National Film School in Lodz, Poland. He's a MacDowell Fellow and Berlinale Talents alumnus.


Delta Omicron

Matt Szymanowski worked in the Delta Omicron studio.

Delta Omicron Studio was funded by members of the international musical fraternity in 1927. The building design is somewhat medieval in character, with an unusual cedar shingle pattern, a steeply pitched slate roof, intersecting gables, and small windows. After a 2016 deep-energy renovation, Delta Omicron is now one of the most energy efficient studio on the property…

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