Join Matt Piedmont, as he discusses his career as a comedic screenwriter and director. Matt will discuss the process of creating, writing and directing the six-episode mini-series The Spoils of Babylon for IFC and show clips from the miniseries as well.
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Knight Library Browsing Room
Saturday Night Live Emmy Award Winning Writer
Matt got his start in entertainment writing for the legendary sketch comedy showcase Saturday Night Live. Matt wrote for more than 100 episodes and won an Emmy for his work. Following his success on SNL, Matt wrote and directed a number of award-winning web series and short films: The Carpet Brothers, Funny or Die Presents…, and Brick Novax’s Diary, which won the U.S. Jury Prize in Short Filmmaking at the 2011 Sundance Film Festival.