Matthew Cervi

Matthew Cervi

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Mad Samurai Productions

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A graduate of USC Film School and the Canadian Film Centre, Matthew Cervi has worked for a number of film companies including Valhalla Motion Pictures (Terminator, The Hulk), Lighthouse Productions (The Sting, Taxi Driver, Mimic), Peace Arch Entertainment (The Immortal, Dead Man's Gun, First Wave) and Avrio Filmworks (Mindstorm, Sub Zero, Chaos) before starting his own production company Mad Samurai Productions. Mad Samurai Productions is producing a number of film projects including No Man's Land with producer Mark Andrews of Mugshot Films and writer/director Michael Miner (RoboCop, Lawnmower Man II, Anaconda II), The Living Skies with co-producers Adam Dolman and Alex Beshe of Monsoon Pictures, Roadside with director John L'Ecuyer, Throwing Thumbs with UK producers Gina Carter and Stephen Fry of Sprout Pictures (24 Hour Party People, Snow Cake, The Kingdom), and finally The Colony with producer Paul Barkin of Alcina Pictures (The Con Artist, Amreeka, The Tracey Fragments) and Pierre Even and Marie-Claude Poulin of Item 7 (C.R.A.Z.Y., Cafe de Flore). The Colony, a $16-million post apocalyptic action/thriller, is currently in post-production in Montreal and stars Laurence Fishburne, Kevin Zegers and Bill Paxton.