Matthew Berdyck is an American experimental filmmaker and environmental activist most notably known for his national environmental campaigns.
In his film career he has created several solicited TV pilots (Turner Networks), created the first ever first person feature length documentary about homelessness by living on the street for eighteen months of his life, short films about botched Superfund clean ups, and an experimental music video for a 2014 Grammy Nominee.
His writing pieces on the subject of toxic waste have been read by millions of people in The United States. An avid traveler, Berdyck has logged 500,000 miles of US travel to over 2,000 cities while working as a professional filmmaker and Superfund activist. Post film career Matthew formed SuperfundResearch.org, an organization dedicated to maintaining transparency in the U.S E.P.A.’s Superfund project, contributed to and helped to develop a community art program for the disabled, called Dignity Station, and founded Major Malfunctionsoft, a data mining collective/Python development think tank.
He lives with his cat, Bunny, in Mountain View, California.