Featured Filmmaker: Matthew Lenz & Moving Box Studios

Matthew Lenz is a 25-year-old artist and filmmaker living in Brooklyn, NY. He established Moving Box Studios with Chris Davidson and Joe Zohar and currently runs the Brooklyn office. Matt enjoys creating short films and documentaries promoting humanitarian efforts, sustainable business practices, and cultures.

TH: What is the last documentary or film you saw?
ML: The last documentary film I saw was Man on Wire.

Have you ever participated in a film festival? If not, do you plan to?
ML: I have participated in the Finger Lakes Environmental Film Festival in Ithaca, NY.

Which of your artistic achievements are you most proud of?
ML: I am most proud of my short Documentary called Eco Spots, there I led a
crew into Costa Rica and visited various Sustainable Eco lodges in
very remote areas in the country.

What is the most important lesson you’ve learned about your career?
ML: Throughout my career I have learned that networking is an essential aspect of landing positions on crews and teams.

What does creativity mean to you?
ML: To me creativity is the ability to find art everywhere. Especially in documentary filmmaking being creative is essential in entertaining and educating the audience, make them want to watch and learn. Creativity stems from your ability to interestingly tell the story.

ECO SPOTS: Costa Rica from Moving Box Studios on Vimeo.

Matthew on the Web: Twitter | Talenthouse | Website