Matthew is a media entrepreneur & Sundance awarded film producer based in Beverly Hills, California. In 2010, at the age of 22 – he founded Buffalo 8 Productions – a feature film & commercial production company with talent management & post-production divisions. In 2013, he founded the media debt financing firm BondIt – which has completed over 150 media financing transactions to date.
Matthew Helderman founded Buffalo 8 Productions in 2012, as a feature film & commercial production company growing to deliver projects to clients such as Sony and Lionsgate. Buffalo 8 Productions has built a library of content – touting 4 premieres at the 2016 Sundance Festival – a roster of commercial directors, a talent management division and a full post-production facility. In 2013, Helderman co-founded BondIt to solve the multitude of financing difficulties found in the entertainment & media business — by 2016 BondIt had participated in the financing over 150 media projects. Helderman graduated with a B.A. in Philosophy with a minor in English from Lake Forest College. Helderman has been a featured speaker at the Cannes, London, and Bahamas Film Festivals as well as guest speaker at the Chinese US Business Summit.
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