Another product of the famed USC Film program, Matthews wrote, directed, and produced several award-winning short films while studying for his Masters degree including the extreme sports documentary STONE DANCE and the period action romp HIGH ADVENTURE. It was his initial vision that led to the founding of MOR Entertainment, by bringing together two of his most talented and respected friends from college (Ormand) and grad school (Ryan) so that the trio could "make their own movies, their own way."