Kingston Canadian Film Festival | Matt Code
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Matt Code

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Matt Code

Producer

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Executive Producer

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Matt Code is a producer for award-winning film, television and digital media, and graduate of the Canadian Film Centre, Film Program Producer’s Lab. His most recent film, 3-Way (Not Calling) premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.

Through his company Wildling Pictures, Code is currently in post-production on Mary Goes Round the first feature from writer/director Molly McGlynn. The film stars Aya Cash (FXX Series, You’re the Worst) and was recently named one of “12 Films We Can’t Wait to See in 2017” by NOW Magazine. He is also developing several feature films, including Phreaker from writer Adam Yorke and a number of television properties.

For Mumur Film, Code is currently producing the feature documentary What Walaa Wants, a co-production with the two-time Oscar–nominated Final Cut For Real of Denmark. Also for Murmur, he was a co-producer for Cheer Up, which premiered at the 2016 Hot Docs International Film Festival.

Previously for PDM Entertainment, Code co-produced the six-part mini-series, The Best Laid Plans (CBC-TV) and produced the companion web series The Petes’ Laid Plans (CBC Interactive). The Best Laid Plans was nominated for three 2014 DGC Awards, winning Best Mini-Series/Movie, and received three 2015 Canadian Screen Award nominations, winning Best Actor in a Dramatic Program (Jonas Chernick) and Best Director, Mini-Series/Movie (Peter Moss).
In 2013, Code was associate producer and post-production supervisor for PDM Entertainment’s award-nominated Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery based on Louise Penny’s bestselling novel. He also produced the highly successful short film Sunday Punch, which played at festivals internationally winning multiple awards, sold in major territories and finished in the top three finalists for the 2014 CBC Short Film Face Off.

In addition to producing, Code has also worked as a writer for documentaries such as the popular series Ghostly Encounters. Further, he has worked extensively as a business affairs consultant for feature films and television.

Code has served as a programmer for the Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival in Toronto and juried for multiple film festivals and awards. As a volunteer, he has written and produced video content for a number of non-governmental organizations and charities. Code is a member of the Canadian Media Producers Association and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. He is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.