Matt Johnson

Matt Johnson at IFFR

Matt JOHNSON became known through the web series nirvanna the band the show (2009), which he wrote, produced and directed together with Jay McCarrol, and in which they both played main characters. In 2013 his first feature film, The Dirties, was released. The film was praised for its unorthodox and confrontational style, and earned Johnson a Golden Leopard nomination at the Locarno International Film Festival. Operation Avalanche (2015) was his second feature film. In 2016 the web series nirvanna the band the show was revived and made into a TV series. 


nirvanna the band the show (2007-2009, web, co-dir), The Dirties (2013), Operation Avalanche (2015), nirvanna the band the show (2016, TV series, co-dir)

Matt Johnson at IFFR

The films by this director at IFFR