Activist Matthew Cooke's social justice and advocacy commentaries have been viewed over 100 million times on FaceBook - shared and promoted by the ACLU, World Star Hip Hop, Bernie Sanders, Cornel West, Susan Sarandon, and many more. For his social activism Cooke's been invited to speak at NYU, University of Texas, TEDx in Vienna, and was honored to join Sankofa (Harry Belafonte's organization of artists for social change).
Cooke got his start in non fiction as the Producer- Editor of "Deliver Us From Evil" which earned the Academy Award Nomination for Best Documentary film. He was Producer-Editor for the critically acclaimed HBO Documentary "Teenage Paparazzo" and he wrote, directed, and narrated "How To Make Money Selling Drugs" which won the audience award at every festival it screened and earned the International Documentary Association’s "Best Writing Award" for 2013. In 2014 Cooke began "Survivors Guide to Prison.”