Speaker Matt Shakman

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Matt Shakman

Director/Executive Producer

MATT SHAKMAN just finished directing and executive producing Marvel's WANDAVISION, starring Elizabeth Olson and Paul Bettany (DGA nomination, Limited Series). He previously helmed the MRC/Hulu pilot THE GREAT, starring Nicholas Hoult and Elle Fanning, for which he received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series. His two episodes from season seven of GAME OF THRONES, “The Spoils of War” (DGA nomination, Dramatic Series)) and “Eastwatch,” received some of the best reviews of the entire series. His work in television ranges from recent work on SUCCESSION to over a decade producing and directing IT’S ALWAYS SUNNY IN PHILADELPHIA on FX.  Other credits include THE BOYS, MAD MEN, and the season one finale of FARGO.   Matt also serves as the artistic director of the Geffen Playhouse in Los Angeles.

Speaking on: Director Superpanel: a vision for the future; From the Director's Chair: Clement Virgo, Andrew Cividino, Matt Shakman

At the Banff Media Festival, we met with Netflix and took a ride up Sulphur Mountain on the gondola. That’s where we made the pitch.
- Naveen Prasad, EVP and GM, Elevation Pictures


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