Justin Matley

Adjunct Instructor

Digital Film/Video Production | Stamford

Education: Bachelors of Music in Music & Sound Recording Technology (Magna Cum Laude), University of Massachusetts-Lowell, 2004

Areas of Research/Artistic Focus: Audio Production and Post-Production, Music Direction and Supervision, Creative Media Development

JUSTIN MATLEY is an award-winning Post Sound / Re-Recording Mixer, Sound Designer, and Music Director & Supervisor who works on a plethora of television, film, radio, podcast, internet, and experiential-based projects for broadcast, news, motion picture, and advertising industries. His projects have won Academy, BAFTA, Emmy, Cannes Lion, and Promax awards, to name a few, and are featured across dozens of international festivals, broadcast networks, and digital media. He has worked with talents such as Justin Timberlake, Robert DeNiro, Kevin Spacey, Robin Wright, Joe Buck, John Cleese, Julianna Margulies, Amy Poehler, Will Arnett, Lester Holt, and Ed Harris, among others. Justin currently works both at his clients’ facilities and in-house at his private studio. A two-decade industry veteran, Justin takes pride in being an excellent problem solver, organized team player, and efficient, creative executor.

Justin doubles as a Producer and Creative Consultant, running his own production collective, Matley Productions, focused on diverse animated, VFX, and live-action projects with a backbone in education and social causes. He is also adjunct faculty at the University of Connecticut, Department of Digital Media and Design, where he teaches coursework in sound technology and is a News and Documentary Emmy voter.

Justin is a hackneyed musician with 30 years of experience as a classically trained percussionist and chronic noodler on other instruments. He’s an avid Red Sox fan, skier, mediocre tequila drinker, amateur gardener, and lover of most things outdoors. Above all, his most important roles are as a husband and father to two amazing girls.

PERSONAL OR PROJECT RECOGNITIONS– Academy Award (Student Domestic Documentary)
– BAFTA Special Jury Prize
– EMMY Award (multiple)
– Cannes Silver Lion
– Promax Award (multiple)
– ANDY Award
– OMMA Award
– ADTech Award
– Telly Award (multiple)
– Winner, Audience Award (Short), Hamptons Int’l Film Festival
– Winner, Audience Award (Feature), Rhode Island Int’l Film Festival
– Best Feature Film, Smoky Mountain Film Festival
– Best U.S. Feature Film, Catalina Film Festival
– Best Feature Film, Hollywood Film Festival
– Best Feature Film, Sunscreen Film Festival
– Best Feature Film, Long Beach Int’l Film Festival
– Best Feature Film, Atlanta Underground Film Festival
– Best Feature Film, Jersey Shore Film FestivalOfficial selections: Tribeca Intl Film Festival, Vancouver Intl Film Festival, Seattle Intl Film Festival, etc.


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