Matthew Snouffer

Freelance Script Writer & Screenwriter

Location:Lake Zurich, Illinois, United States
2 Skills
I am a residence of the Chicagoland. Been interested in movies and writing stories since a young age. Still have new ideas building up.

Bachelor of Arts in Cinema & Photography, Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC), Carbondale, IL, May, 2012
Associate in Science, Vincennes University, Vincennes, IN, Dec. 2008

Work Experience

Film Production internee, AFI, Hollywood, CA June-August 2013
• Calling acting agents
• Researching articles for project
• Searching influencers to give advice for the film
• Posing as extra in the film

Driver Delivery, Domino’s Pizza, Buffalo Grove, IL June 2012-May 2013
• Delivering Pizzas in the neighbor
• Prepping food
• Washing dishes
• Janitorial work

Writer, Director, Editor, Earning Trust, Fall 2011
• Wrote the script
• Used Standard SD Camera
• Used sound recorder from microphone to laptop

Production Assistant, Most High, Summer 2011
• Set up the shots for the scene
• Showed the actors their lines

Writer, Director, Editor ‘Honoring Memories,’ Fall 2010
• Experimental film
• Used photos and clips from movies and close friends
• Used music "Keep Me in your Heart" by Warren Zevon

Member of Film Alternatives, Fall 2009
• Helped coordinate the Big Muddy Film Festival, one of the nation's oldest student-organized film festivals.

Seasonal Parksman, Mundelein Park District, Mundelein, IL, Summer, 2009
• Operated hand-held, gassed, and motorized powered machines
• Cleaned the parks and grounds of the town.
• Removed weeds from flowerbeds, trees, and bushes from the parks and grounds.

References available on request
Portfolio available at


Susie Laue
STEP Director
Vincennes University
Vincennes, IN 47591
Phone: (812) 888-4212
(Previous advisor)

Carol Westerman-Jones
Cinema and Photography Advisor
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
(Previous Advisor)

Hong Zhou M.F.A.
Cinema and Photography Assistant Professor
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
(Directoring Teacher)

Dru Vratil M.F.A.
Cinema and Photography Assistant Professor
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL 62901
(Screenwriting Teacher)

Mark Stoffel
Cinema and Photography
Southern Illinois University
Carbondale, IL
Phone: 618-453-8464
Digital Media Systems Specialist

Kaz Kapp
American Film Institute
Hollywood, CA
Short Film Producer

Chris Schwartz
Manager, AFIC & National Workshops
AFI Conservatory
American Film Institute
2021 North Western Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90027
Phone: 323.856.7722
Skills (2) Rating
Script Writing