Matthew James Eberle was born in California and split his youth between the west coast and midwest. He majored in Screenwriting at Sierra Nevada College, graduating with honors in 2013, with a B.F.A. in Creative Writing & English.
Matthew graduated from Chapman University's Dodge College in 2017, where he received an M.F.A. in Film Production. While at Chapman his graduate thesis film, JAMES JOYCE'S THE SISTERS was selected for the Leo Freedman Foundation First Cut grant, and was a finalist for the 2017 ASC Heritage Award for Cinematography. His Thesis film was an Official Selection at the 2018 Orlando Film Festival and the 2018 San Luis Obispo International Film Festival.