Matthew D. Kallis
Matthew D. Kallis is a Los Angeles-based filmmaker. His previous projects include the PBS television series The Living Century and The Inside Pitch, for which he received an LA Area Emmy® nomination. Most Valuable Players is his first feature documentary.
Matthew earned a Bachelor of Science from MIT and an MBA from Columbia University. He studied filmmaking and visual arts with eminent artists and scientists including Richard Leacock (pioneer of Direct Cinema), “Doc” Harold Edgerton (inventor of Electronic Strobe Photography) and Nicholas Negroponte (founder of the MIT Media Lab). Matthew spent many years on Wall Street and continues to serve as a board member and advisor for charitable foundations and new media businesses.
Christopher Lockhart is an executive, filmmaker and educator in Los Angeles. Born and raised in New York City, Christopher received an MFA in dramatic writing from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts. He is currently the story editor at William Morris Endeavor Entertainment and teaches screenwriting at Los Angeles Valley College. Christopher created The Inside Pitch, which aired on local television and earned him an LA Area Emmy® nomination. He set up the comedy A Rhinestone Alibi at Paramount and co-produced the horror film The Collector, which was released nationwide in July 2009. Most Valuable Players is his first feature documentary.
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