Matthew Leib is a writer, editor, and producer with a background in documentary filmmaking and experience as a creative strategist for clients working at the nexus of culture, the arts, and higher education.
Based in Seattle, he currently serves as web editor and visual producer for The Whole U, a pioneering wellness initiative supporting 40,000+ employees at the University of Washington where he produces a weekly profile series spotlighting the life, work, and impact of faculty and staff.
In 2016, he finished editing Futures Past, a feature-length documentary about the end of open outcry trading at the Chicago Mercantile Exchange that Richard Roeper called, "one of the best films I've seen this year by far." It premiered at the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival and later screened as part of the 2017 Beijing International Film Festival.
A graduate of Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism with degrees in journalism and history, he’s contributed articles to Backpacker, Runner's World and Lapham's Quarterly and reviewed television and books for the New York Daily News. If you like what you see and would like to work together, drop him a line.