Awake in the DREAM Radio with Laura Magdalene Eisenhower and Dr. DREAM, this week's guest is Matty Beckerman.
Matty Beckerman is making his directorial debut with "ALIEN ABDUCTION" a Sci-Fi thriller based on the legend of the Brown Mountain Lights. It is being released by IFC Midnight in Theaters on April 4, 2014. Lawrence Bender (Inglourious Basterds, Pulp Fiction) and Mike Fleiss (Hostel, Texas Chainsaw Massacre, The Bachelor) produced, along with Beckerman himself and his wife Cathy under their production shingle, BIG PICTURE. Written by Robert Lewis and based on a story by Beckerman, and Executive Produced by Exclusive Media's Guy East and Alex Brunner (The Woman In Black, Rush, The Quiet Ones) , the film is about a family who goes on a camping trip in the Brown Mountains of North Carolina, gets lost, and is abducted by aliens.
Previously, Beckerman was the Founder and CEO of Natural Selection, a privately-held, equity-backed motion picture company based in Los Angeles, which was in the business of developing, financing, producing and distributing branded, high- concept genre pictures for theatrical distribution. Run by Beckerman, Natural Selection worked with acclaimed writers, directors and producers to produce and develop independent films and quickly became one of the top equity financiers in Hollywood.
He has Executive Produced Paul Scheuring’s The Experiment starring Adrien Brody and Forest Whitaker and Produced Stephen T. Kay’s thriller Isolation starring David Harbour and Eva Amurri.
Beckerman currently resides in Beverly Hills, CA and is a member of the Directors Guild of America.
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