Matthew Harnack produces motion pictures that inspire, enlighten, and entertain. He's been making content for the past 20 years. He received is BA in Film Studies from the University of California Santa Barbara and a MFA from Stanford University. Settling in the Bay Area he has produced work for numerous non profits and tech companies throughout California.
At Wild Iris Pictures LLC we utilize the language of cinema to create moving stories to amplify your message. Whether your production requires a multi-member crew or a one person operation we can scale to accommodate your needs. From concept development, to filming on location, to post production, we are at home with each stage of the creative process.
Contact Wild Iris Pictures LLC so together we can turn your dreams into motion pictures.
Circle Converge 22 Daily Recaps
In September 2022 Wild Iris supported the Circle team by editing daily recap videos of their Coverage22 conference. Here's my favorite one from the show.
On Storytelling and
Becoming a Luna-tic
In the very first episode of The Overlook, set against the backdrop of Tilden Park near Berkeley California, Will Rodgers gives advice on how to tell a great story and discusses his long standing love affair with the moon. The Overlook is shot and produced my Matt Harnack.
Not long ago our relationship with time was as fixed as the setting sun, but we have since discovered ways to control time.
DIY or DIE Screen Printing S1E4
Get ready to get your print on. In this episode I'll teach you how to make your first screen print. You'll learn along with me because before this is my very first screen print. Why is Screen printing important! Well it's a way to use your voice in public without saying a word.
DIY or DIE
Suburban Hiking Trail S1E3
I refurbished and bolstered this path at my parents house to encourage them to get their steps in during and beyond the pandemic.
Trump's a Loser
Check out this DIY parody music video to the tune of "Loser" by Beck with a little help from my friends. This is my gift to all of you out there who are so done with Trump that you feel the urge to break into song. Turn on the subtitles to see the lyrics. Enjoy!!!
Nana's metal clarity is deteriorating but we still have moments of joy and recognition.
Series 4 Players
These remarkable media players are capable of displaying much more than photos and video. Watch this video overview featuring the voice of Matt Harnack.
Artist Max Ehrman panted this mural on the back of the O'farrell Theater. Monica Harnack produced and Matt Harnack directed this shot film.
1 BRUSH MURAL
On a warm day in October 2017 the Potrero Hill community came together to beautify some of their shared space.
NO BAN NO WALL
In February of 2017 the people of San Francisco peacefully protested the immigration ban proposed by Donald Trump.
This successfully funded Kickstarter video showcases artist John Waguespack's up-cycled fine art home goods, an homage to Salvador Dali.
FACEBOOK 2016 SUPERCUT
This video was played for the company in November after Trump was elected and provided some much needed positivity during a challenging climate.
FACEBOOK EPIC CAFE
The amazing skill and expertise of the chefs at Facebook is a sight to behold.
SAN FRANCISCO BAYLANDS
There's not much left of the vast baylands that once flourished where many of Silicon Valley's most profitable companies now operate, but what is left is absolutely worth protecting and restoring.
TUCKER NICHOLS -
ARTIST IN RESIDENCE
In 2014/2015 artist Tucker Nichols made more than 50 Risograph prints that were distributed through interoffice mail and wheat-pasted around the corporate campus.
Andrea of Philidaphia and Alehandro of Kenya made a warm and lasting connection on Facebook. Matt Harnack directed this film for Facebook's 10 year anniversary.
FACEBOOK PUBLIC CONTENT SIZZLE REEL
This video showcases of many of the media partnerships the Public Content Team at Facebook made across the industry. Matt Harnack created this video this using several Adobe applications including After Effects, Premiere, Photoshop, and Illustrator.
Utilizing the extensive archive Matt Harnack generated working at Facebook and the amazing skills of the MKSHFT CLLECTV, the team produced this video that digests of 10 years of Facebook's timeline into 2 minutes.
THE LIKE SIGN
People from all over the world come to visit the Facebook Campus only to learn that it's closed to the public. Fortunately, that doesn't stop them from happily taking their photo in front of the iconic like sign.
In 2008 the TAs in one of Stanford's most influential classes on sustainability CEE 176 asked me to collaborate with them on this eco parody music video.