Matthew Cooke

Matthew Cooke – Writer, Director

In 2013 Cooke released his directorial debut HOW TO MAKE MONEY SELLING DRUGS produced by Adrian Grenier (from HBO’s Entourage) featuring Eminem, 50 Cent, Susan Sarandon, Woody Harrelson and others.

DRUGS was bought and distributed by Robert DeNiro’s Tribeca Film where it debuted at #1 on iTunes and Amazon. Drugs won the audience award at the Champs-Elysees and Newport Film Festivals and the Best Writing Award from the International Documentary Association.

Cooke’s credits on DRUGS also include: writer, narrator, cinematographer, editor, motion graphics designer and art director.

In 2007 Cooke produced and edited his first feature film. DELIVER US FROM EVIL, written + directed by Amy Berg, was honored with the Academy Award nomination for Best Documentary film, made over 100 critics “best of” lists and Rotten Tomatoes top 10 best reviewed films of all time.

In 2010 Cooke produced and edited HBO’s critically acclaimed TEENAGE PAPARAZZO directed by Adrian Grenier featuring Matt Damon, Whoopie Goldberg and Lewis Black.

Cooke and Emmy Award Winning Producer Steve DeVore’s production company SATURDAY ENTERTAINMENT are currently in development on feature fiction films and docu-television series.

(Updated February 2014)