Matt A. Handal

Matt A. Handal

Writer, Director, Editor
Marty Film, LLC

Matthew Handal is a writer, director and editor of motion pictures.

Full Bio
A native New Yorker, originally from Bklyn, Matthew has worked in the film/tv industry for over 30 years, starting as an assistant to director Jim Jarmusch before transitioning to post-production. He worked as an Assistant on the films Scent of a Woman and The Mambo Kings, among others. As an Editor, he_x0019_s worked in Feature Film, Documentary and News including work with the director Milos Forman and Steven Speilberg. A recent project he edited is a feature called GRIZZLY II: Preditor starring a young George Clooney.

In addition, Matthew wrote Nowhere Man, optioned in 2000. He produced a documentary on children in a therapeutic horse program called "Riding with thisABILITIES" and recently shot a short, (now in post) from a feature screenplay called "Nothing Will Ever Be the Same." It's a coming-of-age story set in Bklyn during the sixties; a cross between the Little Rascals and an urban STAND BY ME. Matthew is also developing a documentary on the Palestinian diaspora called AmericanPAL: Conversati

Industry Awards
Best Documentary, "Riding with disBAILITIES"