Hi, I’m Matt. I’m a writer and creative director in L.A. I like to build things. Not just ads and spots, but creative departments, mobile tours, retail experiences, social games, viral videos, slot car tracks, sand castles and more. Some of what I’ve built is here to see. Some isn’t. Like trust, friendships, and a solid reputation.

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Other side of the camera

Posted by on Feb 17, 2012 in Personal | No Comments

I’m used to being behind the camera. It’s usually a fun day when I get to be out of the office and on production, whether it be for a print photo shoot, TV spot or online video. There are worse places to be in the world than video village, where catered meals and fancy coffee […]

Volleyball USA magazine

Posted by on Feb 13, 2012 in Personal | No Comments

In late 2011, Volleyball Hall of Famer Jon Hastings reached out to me for some content for one of his publications. Jon is the editor of Volleyball USA, the quarterly “official magazine of USA Volleyball” as well as DiG magazine, beach volleyball’s premiere publication. Jon needed an illustration to accompany an article about coaching juniors. […]

AVP schedule is out!

Posted by on May 15, 2011 in Personal | No Comments

April Fools!

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Margie Johnson

Matt Garthoff is THE most well-rounded CD I’ve ever had the pleasure of working with. He’s very smart, logical and inventive. All sounds right-brained. But, conceptually, he’s a master of his craft. I love how he manages his teams and his relationships with co-workers.

- Margie Johnson