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Matthew Fredericks Director University Video University Video Productions

Additional Positions at AU
University Brand Team
MA - American University, Film and Video Production
Graduate - Bowling Green State University, Organizational Change
BA - Bowling Green State University, Film Studies

Favorite Spot on Campus
Katzen Arts Café
Matthew Fredericks is an American film director, screenwriter and producer whose films are best known for their ability to translate brand messages and information in a distinctive visual and narrative style. He has produced award-winning commercials, branded content, short films, documentaries, news features, PSAs, marketing/PR projects, music videos; as well as animation/motion graphics, and social media content.

Mathew has received three Emmy Awards for Outstanding Direction (American University Wonks, 2012) Outstanding Commercial (All The Wonks are Talking, 2011) and Historical/Cultural Single News Production (JFK: Building Peace For All Time, 2013). His work has been featured on shows  including: "Meet the Press", "Fox Sunday Morning", "NBC Nightly News", "Good Morning America", "Today" as well as networks including: PBS, Fox News, NBC, CBS, Comedy Central, CNN, the CW, and Comcast. 

Matt began his career at Bowling Green State University where he was the creative force behind hundreds of commercials and targeted video productions. In the last 14 years, he has created and managed two separate in-house production teams within university marketing-communications offices.

Additional accolades earned since joining the AU community:
American University President's Award- Teamwork (2011)
Webby Award (Targeted Marketing, 2011),
Three Silver Telly Awards and 27 Bronze Telly Awards
Top Marketer Award from the American Marketing Association (2012)
Three CASE (Council for Advancement and Support of Education) gold awards
American University President's Award- Collaboration (2015)
Master of Arts degree in film and branded entertainment (2014)