Matthew Allen

Born in Orange County, California, Matthew has always had the drive to become involved in the film industry. He entered USC in the Film Production Program, but switched majors to Law, History, and Culture in 2015. He co-created Downbeat Entertainment in 2016 and continues to make content outside of school.
His expertise lies in post-production. Skilled in various editing programs, color-correction software, and sound design, Matt encompasses the entirety of the post-production stage of creating a film. Through Downbeat Entertainment, he has also developed skills in producing/pre-production and recently began his directing career through writing and directing the film "Sunday Morning".

Anngelica-Marie Eshesimua is a dramedy writer, producer, director, and an alumna of the University of Southern California. Her work focuses on women of color that dismantle everyday prejudiced systems as they reinvent their identities. She was recognized as a finalist for the 2018 Emmys Comedy Internship, and her work has screened at various film festivals across the country.


Currently a Writer’s PA on Netflix’s “Trinkets”, Anngelica-Marie has interned at Sonar Entertainment, Sony, and CBS while running the award production company she co-founded, Downbeat Entertainment; Downbeat’s films have been recognized by Sundance Ignite and Issa Rae’s short film Sundays. The company continues to specialize in producing music videos and digital content with the creator’s artistic vision at heart, accumulating over 100,000 views online for its content. You can see Anngelica-Marie’s work at

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