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Selected Works
Olivia Wilde Does Not Survive The Apocalypse

2019

WINNER BEST COMEDY - Hollywood Fringe Festival

PICK OF THE FRINGE OFFICIAL SELECTION

ENCORE AWARD WINNER

Written by Matthew S. Robinson

Directed by Robby DeVillez

A hack director and a snooty actress stumble 300 years into the future. America has been taken over by a fascist government, which believes that entertainment is the key to control. As the only remaining people on earth with any artistic talent the director and actress are forced to put on a play. But if they fail to entertain the masses they will be executed on live television.

Photo by Matt Kamimura

 
"Some Cheap Motel" by Brittny Roberts

2019

Written by Brittny Roberts

Directed by Matthew S. Robinson

WINNER BEST TWO-HANDER 2019 - Acting Out Inkfest

WINNER BEST ACTOR 2019 - Acting Out Inkfest

A woman on the run meets a mysterious man, hiding in an old motel.

 
BlackBalled: The Rise & Fall of Negro League Baseball

2018

Photo by Chris Bunyi

Written & Directed by Matthew S. Robinson

NOMINATED BEST ENSEMBLE - Hollywood Fringe 2018

PICK OF THE FRINGE OFFICIAL SELECTION

WINNER ENCORE PRODUCERS' AWARD 

The integration of baseball brought the promise of diversity, unity and a progression of society during a time when Jim Crow was still being practiced. However this advancement in the world of sports came with a heavy price. Based on the remarkable true story: owners Effa Manley, Cumberland Posey and Gus Greenlee take center stage in this often overlooked moment in history.

 
My Friend Violet

2016

Poster Art by Robby DeVillez

Directed by Matthew S. Robinson

Written by Michael Montgomery

NORTH HOLLYWOOD CINEFEST 2016 CLOSING FEATURE

A young girl named Allie decides to go to a wild get-together with her rebellious friend Violet. As the party quickly spirals out of control Allie & Violet must work together in order to correct a deadly mistake.

Mary's Medicine

2017

 

Photo by Matt Kamimura

 

Written & Directed by Matthew S. Robinson

WINNER ENCORE PRODUCERS’ AWARD

“Mary’s Medicine” tells the true story of Jamaican nurse Mary Seacole. Mary helped pioneer many holistic medicinal practices during Victorian England. Her methods were controversial for the time and some sought to destroy her reputation. Finally her story will be told.

BIO

Photo by Matt Kamimura

A Washington DC native, Matthew S. Robinson spent his early years dreaming of becoming an archaeologist. As time went on his passion for historical documentaries and research morphed into a passion for cinema and theatre.

After graduating from Pepperdine University in 2012 with a bachelors in media production and emphasis in political science Robinson began working on various short film projects as well as directing the feature film "My Friend Violet."

After making his feature directorial debut Robinson would write and direct various short and feature length plays. Robinson has won several awards, while working with some of the most talented individuals in the Los Angeles community.

"I believe that art can be used to help people learn about new cultures, identities, people and perspectives. It has both the power and privilege to challenge and entertain us. Art is a chance for us all to learn more about the world we live in and the stories that unite us all."

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