Matt Code is a producer for award-winning film, television and digital media, and graduate of the Canadian Film Centre, Film Program Producer’s Lab. His most recent film, 3-Way (Not Calling) premiered at the 2016 Toronto International Film Festival.
Through his company Wildling Pictures, Code is currently in post-production on Mary Goes Round the first feature from writer/director Molly McGlynn. The film stars Aya Cash (FXX Series, You’re the Worst) and was recently named one of “12 Films We Can’t Wait to See in 2017” by NOW Magazine. He is also developing several feature films, including Phreaker from writer Adam Yorke and a number of television properties.
For Mumur Film, Code is currently producing the feature documentary What Walaa Wants, a co-production with the two-time Oscar–nominated Final Cut For Real of Denmark. Also for Murmur, he was a co-producer for Cheer Up, which premiered at the 2016 Hot Docs International Film Festival.
Previously for PDM Entertainment, Code co-produced the six-part mini-series, The Best Laid Plans (CBC-TV) and produced the companion web series The Petes’ Laid Plans (CBC Interactive). The Best Laid Plans was nominated for three 2014 DGC Awards, winning Best Mini-Series/Movie, and received three 2015 Canadian Screen Award nominations, winning Best Actor in a Dramatic Program (Jonas Chernick) and Best Director, Mini-Series/Movie (Peter Moss).
In 2013, Code was associate producer and post-production supervisor for PDM Entertainment’s award-nominated Still Life: A Three Pines Mystery based on Louise Penny’s bestselling novel. He also produced the highly successful short film Sunday Punch, which played at festivals internationally winning multiple awards, sold in major territories and finished in the top three finalists for the 2014 CBC Short Film Face Off.
In addition to producing, Code has also worked as a writer for documentaries such as the popular series Ghostly Encounters. Further, he has worked extensively as a business affairs consultant for feature films and television.
Code has served as a programmer for the Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival in Toronto and juried for multiple film festivals and awards. As a volunteer, he has written and produced video content for a number of non-governmental organizations and charities.
Code is a member of the Canadian Media Producers Association and the Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. He is based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Since graduating from Ryerson University’s Film Studies program (2013), Kristy Neville has produced a number of acclaimed short films that have premiered at festivals such as Sundance, SXSW, Tribeca and Hot Docs. In 2016, her shorts Her Friend Adam (Sundance, SXSW) and A Teachable Moment (Tribeca) were selected for Telefilm’s Not Short On Talent, Cannes. Her Friend Adam went on to screen with the Sundance Film Festival Short Film Tour and won a Special Jury Prize at Sundance for Outstanding Performance by TIFF Rising Star, Grace Glowicki. The film was released online with Vimeo exceeding 225,000 views and featured on sites such as Short of the Week, Nobudge and The A.V. Club to rave reviews. It has earned a place on numerous top short film lists of 2016 including Vimeo, NoBudge, Vice and Canada’s Top Ten Film Festival.
Kristy began her career in post-production, cutting short films and music videos. She refined her story editing skills as assistant to Jamie Kastner on Season One of the hit CBC comedy Still Standing and continued to work with Kastner as post-production supervisor at Cave 7 Productions overseeing their most recent documentary The Skyjacker’s Tale (TIFF ‘16).
As a producer, Kristy is currently completing post-production of her first feature, Cardinal, (directed by Grayson Moore and Aidan Shipley) brought to life through Telefilm’s Micro-Budget Production Program.
In 2016, Kristy was selected by Telefilm as one of three emerging producers to attend the Cannes Film Festival’s Producer’s Workshop. The same year, she joined Wildling Pictures, developing and producing projects for film and television in collaboration with some of Canada’s most exciting new filmmakers including Molly McGlynn’s debut feature, Mary Goes Round, and Jasmin Mozaffari’s, Firecrackers.