Who is Matthew?

Matthew Berdyck is an experimental gonzo filmmaker, journalist, activist, and philanthropist, most notably known for his national environmental campaigns.  He's made solicited major cable network TV pilots (Adult Swim), music videos for Grammy Nominees, experimental documentaries, and short films.  His writing pieces on the subject of toxic waste have been read by tens of millions of people in The United States. He is the founder of SuperfundResearch.org, an environmental activism and EPA watchdog group. In 2018 he founded Daily Independent Journal, an investigative journalism outlet dedicated to speaking truth to power and exposing the sordid, slimy, underbelly of reality.

Choose Your Own Adventure:


Environmental, Homelessness, Data Mining, Hacktivism, Community Organizer, Philanthropy, EPA Watch Dog, FOIA

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Solicited Major Cable Network Pilots, Feature Length Documentaries, Short Films, Music Videos For Rock Stars, Experimental Film Editing

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After a half a million miles of travel to thousands of US cities, I have a few destinations and restaurants I’d like to share with you.

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Audio Production & Engineering, Songwriting, Foley, Soundtrack, Multi-instrumentalist: Guitar, Bass, Drums, Piano, Mandolin

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Cities Visited


Miles of Travel



Over the years, I’ve worked with or known many brilliant artists and minds, all of which gave me career advice and guidance and encouragement to reach my goals.

“You will go very far in this industry and be very successful.”

Sergio Aragones
Mad Magazine

“You’re a video editing magician!!!!!!!!!!!”

Jordan Rudess
Two Time Grammy Nominated Dream Theater


Rod Morgenstein
Winger – Berklee College of Music

“You have great ideas and I’m noting your video editing skills.”

Scott Little
Director of comedy development – Adult Swim

“The most dedicated person I have ever met.”

Alex Hwang
software engineer – facebook

“Wonderful man!!”

Lisa Spoden PhD
CEO Hotels At Sea, Board Member we will survive cancer

Wandering Plains Wagyu

Simply the best Japanese purebred Wagyu beef The United States has to offer

Philadelphia Experiment – Ra (Live)

Music Video For Two-Time Grammy Nominated Dream Theater Keyboardist Jordan Rudess

Imdb: Philadelphia Experiment: Ra (Live)

NEW! Matthew Berdyck’s Mostly Calm Inner Monologue Podcast