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Matt Williams, started as a playwright in New York, got his first television job working on “Cosby,” and then created and executive produced the hit series “Roseanne,” “Home Improvement,” and “A Different World;” three of the most successful television shows in history. During this time, his work was honored with Emmy and Humanitas nominations, as well as sharing a Peabody Award for outstanding achievement in television writing, and created shows for some of the greatest comedian/actors of our generation, including Carol Burnett, Dan Akroyd, and Dave Chappelle. In film, Williams co-wrote and produced Disney's award-winning “Wild Hearts Can't Be Broken.” He also served as executive producer for the critically acclaimed drama “Firelight” with Sophie Marceau; produced and directed “Where The Heart Is,” starring Natalie Portman and Ashley Judd; produced Nancy Meyer's romantic comedy “What Women Want,” with Mel Gibson and Helen Hunt; and co-wrote, produced and directed “Walker Payne” starring Jason Patric and Sam Shepard. Most recently, Williams’ Wind Dancer Films (along with Identity Films) produced the feature film “As Cool As I Am,” starring Claire Danes and James Marsden and “Bernie,” along with Mandalay Vision, directed by Richard Linklater and starring Jack Black and Matthew McConaughey. Matt is currently executive producing and creating a new F/X series starring George Lopez.

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