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Matthew Grant Irvine

Title: Director Digital Media Collaborative
Office: Emery Hall
Tel: 513-556-9488

Matthew Irvine is the Director of UC's Digital Media Collaborative. Before coming to Cincinnati, he was the main architect and leader of DePaul University's cinema program and subsequent School of Cinematic Arts. He has over 25 years of experience in the motion picture industry ranging from directing to editing to screenwriting.

Irvine was one of the principals involved with the restoration of the cult classic film Carnival of Souls, which was released as part of the Criterion Collection. His filmography includes acting as Producer on the half-hour television comedy pilot The King of URLs (2013), which premiered at the New York Television Festival. He also edited, co-wrote and produced the short film AB- which premiered at the 2013 Tribeca Film Festival and went on to screen at numerous festivals including The Palm Springs International Film Festival, The Chicago International Film Festival, and The Austin Film Festival, amongst others. AB- is currently in negotiations for global distribution (theatrical, TV and digital).

Irvine currently has a variety of film and television projects in development, including the feature length version of AB- as well as a remake of Carnival of Souls.


  • BA, DePauw University, Greencastle, IN.
  • MFA, Columbia College, Chicago, IL (Film and Video).