Eben Matthews : Producer
Company: Innfusion & 12 Gauge Comics
Eben has owned and operated Innfusion, Inc. for the past 15 years where he serves as the Creative Director and Executive Producer. Innfusion is a “Creative Ideas Company” that specializes in design, branding, interactive media and entertainment and has created, directed and delivered successful campaigns for companies as diverse as Met Life, Target, Nike, Disney, MTV, Konami, THQ and the upcoming complete re-branding of Laemmle Theaters.
Graduating from the Rhode Island School of Design, Eben is trained as an illustrator, designer, and animator. Eben oversees all major creative and production decisions within Innfusion including assembling creative teams, providing art and creative direction, creating production processes and pipelines, managing schedules and deadlines, interfacing with clients and outside vendors and more.
At Innfusion, Eben created, designed and produced the custom Content Management System, WildFire. WildFire’s focus on drop dead simple media management enables web users of all skill levels to easily and elegantly manage their web content. Eben was responsible for the initial concept, design, user interface and technology integration with current front end web tools. WildFire is currently powering several high profile sites including Film and TV Commercial Director, Steve Beck and Country Music Superstar, Leann Rimes.
Eben also has extensive experience in the comics field. He produced the first comic series based o the cult-hit film, “The Boondock Saints” which will be available in a collected Graphic Novel edition via mass market book and comic stores in November 2011. He also serves as the New Media Director for 12-Gauge Comics. In that capacity he oversees the production and development of all print and web initiatives as well as creating tools to help readers find and engage with comics in new digital formats.
In the Motion Comics space, Eben and his Partner, Adam Martin, co-founded M2 - the first Entertainment company specializing in the development and production of Motion Comics and the only company currently producing them in 3D. Most recently, M2 completed over 90 minutes of original motion comics content for the video game, Supremacy MMA, scheduled to be released in September 2011. Eben co-wrote, co-directed and co-produced every aspect of the Supremacy MMA narrative content. Additionally, M2 was hired to develop the unique look and feel of the Supremacy MMA marketing campaign including the game’s web site, key and box art, character and poster illustrations and an animated “Story Trailer” in the Motion Comics style that M2 developed for the game. Eben was personally responsible for the look and feel of these marketing materials, developing a unique signature style and creating much of the illustration and design himself.