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Matt Selman
Matt Selman
Gender Male
Cast status Current executive producer
First appearance "Treehouse of Horror VIII"

Matt Selman is an American writer who has written several episodes for The Simpsons. Selman was one of eleven writers that worked on The Simpsons Movie.

Early Life Edit

Selman grew up in Waterton, Massachusetts. He graduated from the University of Pennsylvania in 1993 after majoring in history. He was editor in chief of the magazine 34th Street Magazine and had an internship at the Philadelphia.

Career Edit

He co-wrote for a Seinfeld episode after sending sample material out for two years. In 1997 he joined the Simpsons and is currently an executive producer.

He is writing the screenplay for a film adaptation of Ricky Gervais' Flanimals.

Awards Edit

  • 1999
    • Nominated for Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for Viva Ned Flanders (with other staff)
    • Won an Annie for Outstanding Individual Achievement for Writing in an Animated Television Production for Simpsons Bible Stories (with Tim Long and Larry Doyle)
  • 2000
  • 2001
    • Won an Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for HOMЯ (with other staff)
  • 2002
    • Nominated for Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for She of Little Faith (with other staff)
  • 2003
  • 2004
  • 2005
    • Nominated for Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for Future-Drama (with other staff)
  • 2006
  • 2007
  • 2008
    • Nominated for an Annie for Best Writing in an Animated Feature Production for the Simpsons Movie (with James L. Brooks, Matt Groening, Al Jean, George Meyer, David Mirkin, Mike Reiss, Mike Scully, Ian Maxtone-Graham, John Swartzwelder and Jon Vitti)
    • Won an Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for Eternal Moonshine of the Simpson Mind (with other staff)
    • Nominated for Writers Guild of America Award for Animation for The Haw-Hawed Couple
  • 2009
    • Nominated for Emmy for Outstanding Animated Program for Gone Maggie Gone (with other staff)
    • Nominated for Writers Guild of America Award for Comedy Series (with other writers)

Credits Edit

Writer (1998-present)Edit

Staff Writer (1997-1998)Edit

Season 9

Story Editor (1998)Edit

Executive Story Editor (1998)Edit

Season 10

Co-Producer (1998-1999)Edit

Season 10

Season 11

Producer (1999-2001)Edit

Season 11

Season 12

Supervising Producer (2000-2001)Edit

Season 12

Season 13

Co-Executive Producer (2001-2005)Edit

Season 13

Season 14

Season 15

Season 16

Executive ProducerEdit

Commentaries (2006-present)Edit

External linksEdit


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