Matthew Koss is the Deputy Awards Editor at Awards Focus and a Senior Film and TV coverage Partner. His writing has been featured in Voyage LA and ScreenRant.
Since joining Awards Focus in 2020, Matthew has interviewed A-list talent, including Academy Award nominee Maggie Gyllenhaal, Emmy winner Alex Borstein, and Lovecraft Country’s Jonathan Majors, across film and TV. He also appears on red carpets for major studios and film festivals, including Hulu’s The Bear.
After moving from Melbourne, Australia, to Los Angeles in 2014, Matthew has worked in various areas of the entertainment industry, including talent and literary representation, film/tv development as a Creative Executive, and at film festivals as a Regional Manager. Matthew is also a screenwriting consultant, most recently partnering with Roadmap Writers, where he conducted private, multi-week mentorship consultations, roundtables, and monthly coaching programs.
Matthew is also a producer, recently appearing at the Los Angeles Shorts International Film Festival with his film Chimera, directed by Justin Hughes.
He continues to work with entertainment companies such as Warner Bros. Discovery, Zero Gravity Management, Sundance Institute, and MGMT Entertainment.
You can find more of his reviews, essays, and travel stories on his website, Wandering Screen.