Matt Zoller Seitz

Publication: RogerEbert.com
Twitter: @mattzollerseitz

Matt Zoller Seitz is the Editor-in-Chief of RogerEbert.com. He is also the TV critic for New York Magazine and Vulture, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in criticism. His writing on film and television has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, The New Republic, and Sight & Sound. Seitz is the founder and original editor of the influential film blog The House Next Door, now a part of Slant Magazine, and the co-founder and original editor of Press Play, an IndieWire blog of film and TV criticism and video essays.

A Brooklyn-based writer and filmmaker, Seitz has written, narrated, edited, or produced over a hundred hours’ worth of video essays about cinema history and style for the Museum of the Moving Image, Salon, and Vulture, among other outlets. His five-part 2009 video essay Wes Anderson: The Substance of Style was spun off into the hardcover book The Wes Anderson Collection. This book and its follow-up, The Wes Anderson Collection: Grand Budapest Hotel, were New York Times bestsellers.

Other Seitz books include Mad Men Carousel: The Complete Critical Companion, The Oliver Stone Experience, TV (The Book). He is currently working on a novel, a children’s film, and a book about the history of horror, co-authored with RogerEbert.com contributor Simon Abrams.