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Matthew Waynee

Teacher, LAUSD/USC Media Arts & Engineering Magnet

A produced screenwriter and teacher with 20 years experience, Matthew Waynee currently works at LAUSD/USC Media Arts & Engineering Magnet, where he teaches film and helped build its Cinematic Arts Department from the ground up.  

He has written grants that have won over $680,000 and set up partnerships with DreamWorks, NBC/Universal, Warner Bros., Luma Pictures, The L.A. Times, USC, and Santa Monica's KCRW for his students to gain real-world experiences.  In 2016, he was honored to be named the National Magnet Teacher of the Year.