Matt Ratner

Tilted Windmill Productions

About Your Host

Matt Ratner is the President of Tilted Windmill Productions, which he founded with the belief that commercially viable and artistically fulfilling filmmaking need not be mutually exclusive. Tilted Windmill provides both business and creative producing services to projects in all stages of development, working with talented artists to help shepherd their films to the screen. MATCH, (Patrick Stewart, Carla Gugino, Matthew Lillard) based on the 2004 Tony-nominated play of the same name by Stephen Belber, premiered at the 2014 Tribeca Film Festival and was distributed by IFC. Tilted Windmill collaborated with the Duplass Brothers to produce MANSON FAMILY VACATION, which sold to Netflix following a premiere at SXSW. The lesbian coming of age story FIRST GIRL I LOVED premiered at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival, winning the NEXT Audience Award. Ratner's directorial debut, STANDING UP, FALLING DOWN, starring Billy Crystal and Ben Schwartz, premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival, has received numerous awards at various top-tier festivals, and will be released theatrically in February 2020.

Private Month Mentorship

Each month mentorship kicks off with a preliminary 15-min. call to set expectations and lay out strategy for the month. Writer will have unlimited email access with executive plus 4x one-hour consultations with the exec. Exec will read up to 4 scripts in one month (different drafts of the same script or 4 different scripts) and conduct 4x one-hour story notes calls. Calls will also include pitch preps, brand preps and career strategy.

If you pay with the deposit/payment plan, your second half will be due the 2nd week of the Mentorship. If you need a different type of payment plan, email 

What To Expect

After registering, you will receive an automatic Order Confirmation email. Then, Roadmap's CEO Joey Tuccio will email you to loop you in with your mentor! If you do not hear from Joey within 72 hours of registering, shoot him an email at!

Specializes in:

  • Drama
  • Comedy
  • RomCom
  • SciFi
  • Action
  • Adventure
  • Fantasy
  • Thriller
  • Budgets to $10MM

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