Social Icons

Social Connect

Matt Villines

  • Birthplace: Tulsa, Oklahoma
  • Birthday: June 05
Date of passing: 
July 09, 2016

Matt Villines was a director best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. Villines was one half of the directing duo Matt & Oz, who were also responsible for directing numerous sketches for "Funny or Die."

Villines joined SNL in 2012 with his directing partner Oz Rodriguez. The pair directed sketches including “Sad Mouse,” featuring Bruno Mars as a street performer in Times Square, “Monster Pals,” “Back Home Ballers,” “Prom Queen,” “Uber for Jen,” “The Jay Z Story,” and the music video “(Do It In My) Twin Bed.”

Villines and Rodriguez met in film school, before teaming up to shoot videos for SuperDeluxe.com. They later shot videos for "Funny or Die," including “The Wire: The Musical” “Charlie Sheen’s Winning Recipe” and “Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy.”

Matt Villines was a director best known for his work on Saturday Night Live. Villines was one half of the directing duo Matt & Oz, who were also responsible for directing numerous sketches for "Funny or Die."

Villines joined SNL in 2012 with his directing partner Oz Rodriguez. The pair directed sketches including “Sad Mouse,” featuring Bruno Mars as a street performer in Times Square, “Monster Pals,” “Back Home Ballers,” “Prom Queen,” “Uber for Jen,” “The Jay Z Story,” and the music video “(Do It In My) Twin Bed.”

Villines and Rodriguez met in film school, before teaming up to shoot videos for SuperDeluxe.com. They later shot videos for "Funny or Die," including “The Wire: The Musical” “Charlie Sheen’s Winning Recipe” and “Peace on Earth/Little Drummer Boy.”

Additionally, Villines directed episodes of Funny or Die Presents..., Newsreaders and The Last Man on Earth.

Villines died of cancer on July 9, 2016, in Los Angeles. He was 39.

 

Show more

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins0 Nominations