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Founded by Matt Weinglass in Santa Barbara, CA back in 1998 and later relocated to Los Angeles in 2014, Sherwood Players has come a long way. From a small theatre troupe on the UCSB campus, to a large community of actors, directors, writers, producers, independent filmmakers, journalists, and activists. Our goal is to foster community filmmaking on the principles of acting with courage, power to the people, and power in numbers.  We are a source of empowerment and a platform for ALL types of artists to find their voices, and tell their stories without apologies.

Sherwood produces and creates films and music videos, offers classes and live events, throws parties and industry mixers, and runs an international film festival.

If you are interested in having us help bring your project to life, send a message through the Contact Us page.

Where the Passion Begins

Click on a name to go to their IMDB

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Founder/Artistic Director

An actor, director, writer and producer. He provides the creative direction and vision for our projects and events. Matt believes in fostering community and lifting people up through art. He wrote In-Security and hosts our live and YouTube events.

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Managing Director

Performer and creative manager who 

works to maintain Sherwood's vision and goals. Co-founder of Madwin & Shaw Creative Consulting, and host of the travel show Maddy and David Eat the World.


Social Media Manager

She is an international actress, filmmaker, writer, artist, comedian and journalist. Founder of BWilder Productions. She is also a producer for Sherwood projects, manages the social media, and hosts events.



 An accomplished actor, writer, and filmmaker, his third award winning film "Echoes of Kerberos" is currently going through the festival circuit. He also helps with live events and managing web and email. presence 


Event and BTS Photography

Executive Producer and event photographer, Leslie takes wonderful pictures at events and BTS for productions, and is executive producing films in pre-production

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Event Host and Interviews

Our go to Red Carpet host, she provides interviews and introductions for our live events. Also a Shakespearean trained actress and talented figure skater. 

Sherwood Collaborators

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LA veteran producer and helpful voice on brining projects to life. He is a Line Producer, Unit Production Manager, Producers Guild of America, and an assistant director with the Directors Guild of America.


Director of Photography/Editor

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Musician, Actress, Voice over artist, and Producer. Her new music video Queen of the Desert is in post production


Talented Graphic Designer who creates a variety of materials for Sherwood, from our posters to our logos.



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Sound Designer/Music Specialist


Music Specialist

Public Relations Manager


Actor and Talent Manager for Volition Entertainment.


Documentary Producer/Journalist

International Affiliates

Head of Post Production/Mexico Team


Producer/Serbia Team


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Producer/Serbia Team

Curaçao Team

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