Matthew Abad was born and raised in Miami, FL. A self-proclaimed film aficionado, he went on to create a film podcast, “Spoilers with Matt,” while attending Florida International University, where he received a BA in Communications and Media.

He produced a series of music videos and short films while working for several digital agencies across Miami. Matthew currently works at Royal Caribbean Cruises as an Account Executive. His most recent short film project, 

Isa, was based in Miami, produced by locals and starred local actors. The film went on to play at several festivals in Miami and New York City, winning the audience award in Filmgate’s NOLA and a finalist in the Latino Film Festival. Isa was also acquired by PBS and aired on the network’s Film Makers series.

Most recently, Matthew assisted in the production of a short film series, Hourglass,  a collaboration with artist Daniel Arsham and Adidas.