How I got my film on Netflix

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  1. Popee Chanda

    Popee Chanda

    Månad sedan

    And I watched both the films, loved it, 😍. More power to you 💪🙌😀God bless you

  2. Georgefilm


    Månad sedan

    Nope, don't want to sacrifice my Firstborn, wait I'm under 18!

  3. bnhmb


    2 månader sedan

    The problem with it was as a documentary film, it should be raw and natural. It would have been good if it was a day to day life that were actually documented rather than an anecdote that were push to be a documentary when all they show was a reenactment of their life that lacks depth and how they preach that minimalism is something of a way of life that will help you live better. The way they tell the story was really animated and staged, so it actually took away the minimalistic approach of telling the story. When I was doing theatre and shooting independent films, one thing our professor always used to say to us about storytelling was "it has to be real". Even if you're making a fiction film, the story needs to have truth in it. The delivery of the story highlighted more how Ryan and Josh were corporate employees turned bloggers more so than minimalism. Great documentaries consists of raw emotions and unexpected events. You won't capture that if everything was planned and written.

  4. alexander vera

    alexander vera

    2 månader sedan

    "4:32" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  5. Hand Some

    Hand Some

    2 månader sedan

    "2:43" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  6. jugni production

    jugni production

    2 månader sedan

    i love your documentary ok netflix "The minimalist" that is great, you're a good person, creative, and transparent as an Artist. if I need to know something from you. how can we communicate? I'm visual communication designer and working as a filmmaker from Pakistan.

  7. Shiva Saket

    Shiva Saket

    2 månader sedan

    The most important lesson that I get from your channels and videos is: It's okay when one makes mistakes ,when things dont go the way we want and when our efforts & time invested becomes futile...One just needs to keep pushing ,strategising, thinking of new ways to keep moving forwad

  8. Vicky Aluko

    Vicky Aluko

    3 månader sedan

    God bless y’all!

  9. Vicky Aluko

    Vicky Aluko

    3 månader sedan

    I like your sense of humour 😂

  10. ahmed koukari

    ahmed koukari

    3 månader sedan

    "1:34" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  11. Ben Affleck

    Ben Affleck

    3 månader sedan

    "1:53" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  12. Fredrick Robinson

    Fredrick Robinson

    3 månader sedan

    "4:12" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  13. hotgirlsarehot


    3 månader sedan

    Matt looks and sounds like a young Marc Maron.

  14. hotgirlsarehot


    3 månader sedan

    Plan B is sell your movie on Tubi. I have seen some garbage and exploitative films there recently, like Covid related.

  15. Nicholas Kevin

    Nicholas Kevin

    3 månader sedan

    "1:34" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  16. Fredrick Robinson

    Fredrick Robinson

    3 månader sedan

    "1:44" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  17. Ahmed Allaoui

    Ahmed Allaoui

    3 månader sedan

    "4:12" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  18. Adur Bdur

    Adur Bdur

    3 månader sedan

    "1:34" *”this is the thing u need.” **** ”Am I right?”* 垃圾。Lord

  19. Tanvir Hossain

    Tanvir Hossain

    3 månader sedan

    Hey Matt, I just watched your documentary on Netflix. And it's just awesome. Good job man!

  20. Ryan Anthony

    Ryan Anthony

    3 månader sedan

    Long story short: have an agent who knows someone at Netflix. If that doesn’t work, hope it goes viral online.

  21. claudizin


    3 månader sedan

    Queria entender oq ele tá falando kkk

  22. Pretty Tiff

    Pretty Tiff

    3 månader sedan

    This was the most authentic SE-one vid I’ve seen on this topic of getting film on Netflix. Do not watch any others, waste of time!!!

  23. Desktop Documentaries

    Desktop Documentaries

    3 månader sedan

    Super inspiring and spot on! Thanks Matt for sharing such an incredibly helpful and insightful overview of what it takes to get on Netflix. Bravo!

  24. Drew Thomson

    Drew Thomson

    3 månader sedan

    I agree with the vibe here. Matt your videos are great and I actually tried to watch your doc before I found you on here or knew who you were...but Josh and Ryan are insufferable. I couldn’t get through it. Your videos are great, and you are relatable and would make a great centrepiece for a film like that. Those two, I hope I never stumble across again.

  25. Rune Cordero

    Rune Cordero

    4 månader sedan

    Thank you Matt! That video changed my life forever.

  26. Shawn Mwenje

    Shawn Mwenje

    4 månader sedan

    The jump in video and storytelling quality from 2018 to now is so insane! Most evident in the cut at 13:06

  27. Raymond Johansen

    Raymond Johansen

    4 månader sedan

    Very useful! Thank you!

  28. Dum Films

    Dum Films

    4 månader sedan

    Your cool

  29. Felix The Creator

    Felix The Creator

    4 månader sedan

    Legendary Behind the scenes! Thanks for these insights🍿🙏

  30. Brandon Trask

    Brandon Trask

    4 månader sedan

    Thank you for sharing your journey. In 2014, I purged all possessions and transplanted in the City of Angels. I created a zombie experience, got distribution, but the film tanked. I became homeless. While wandering the streets, I wrote another screenplay just to stay sane. I found funding and made a second feature. It was distributed. But again, it didn’t make any money. I ended up in a sober living house. Congratulations on the success of your project. Creation is struggle from within.

  31. Marcello Dellabartola

    Marcello Dellabartola

    4 månader sedan

    amazing explanation... if you believe it you can do it!!

  32. David.wxy.


    4 månader sedan

    Do I am the only one who finds this so exiting.

  33. Film Courage

    Film Courage

    4 månader sedan

    Excellent video, thank you posting Matt. It was great to hear your experiences on putting these two projects together.

    • Cdxst


      4 månader sedan


  34. Charlie Mosca

    Charlie Mosca

    4 månader sedan

    You should do light phone 2 for 30 days

  35. Ahnastasia Rose

    Ahnastasia Rose

    4 månader sedan

    19:03 REgarding the intro, I paused the video to go watch the intro on Netflix but ended up watching the whole movie... So yeah, I would say you did a good job hooking the viewer 😂

  36. Alex c

    Alex c

    4 månader sedan

    tell your story matt !!

  37. May Tarek

    May Tarek

    4 månader sedan

    I've just watched the documentary! and it's amazing loved everything about it also appreciated the intimate stories so much. I love how in the end of it you offer a practical approach to audience in order to let them start experiencing minimalism. you're hard work is showing matt, thank you for this thank you for changing me for giving my life a whole different meaning

  38. Lexi Beqiri

    Lexi Beqiri

    4 månader sedan

    I have seen The Minimalists and saw you name and I was like “Wow, for sure is that guy from SE-one! That’s so awesome!” ☺️ Congrats, Matt! So happy for you! ✨

  39. video128


    4 månader sedan

    A casual product placement: Nike runners ✔

  40. Shawn Wenham

    Shawn Wenham

    5 månader sedan

    Hey Matt...very cool...I watched your video on Netflix....and knowing now it was your production. Awesome...watched a couple of your videos....great stuff. I figured out you had to be a minimalist, because you didn't have much in your house, other than what was needed. Then I saw the picture on your wall. I am 57, and am finding space in my brain to begin moving in this direction. Anyways, will continue watching and following.

  41. Tefff dF

    Tefff dF

    5 månader sedan

    A guy from its desk on his house run all the way up to Netflix, definitely less is now 😳

  42. David Konevky

    David Konevky

    5 månader sedan

    Dude, I love your channel, but that documentary was basicallly the same as the last one matt and ryan did. Do something about your OWN life instead, as I believe it probably is much more interesting and new than what you did recently.

  43. حسن حقي

    حسن حقي

    5 månader sedan

    I just watched it and it's amazing!

  44. Mlg Pro

    Mlg Pro

    5 månader sedan

    Matt: It's not that big. That's what she said. XD

  45. Minhaj & Mysha

    Minhaj & Mysha

    5 månader sedan

    supper bro

  46. obv_ design

    obv_ design

    5 månader sedan

    Great job!!!

  47. Ulysses Venturin

    Ulysses Venturin

    5 månader sedan

    Amazing, mate! Congratulations, you have no ideia how positively this video has impacted me. Thanks for the upload... Wish you all the success in the world!

  48. Pixel Underfoot

    Pixel Underfoot

    5 månader sedan

    How to get an agent seems to be the most critical part, yet that's the part that was "just know someone with connections"...

  49. Fold Xplorer

    Fold Xplorer

    5 månader sedan

    IM HERE BECAUSE IM SHOCK!!! YOU DIRECTED "THE MINIMALIST LESS IS NOW" WOW Im following you since you only have 800K subs with my other account of course. And you're one of my inspiration to build a channel on this platform. *Salute and respect from Manila.

  50. Just Christine

    Just Christine

    5 månader sedan

    I loved the recreations in the film. Josh acted really well. Can’t wait for the next movie!

  51. Greg Duodu

    Greg Duodu

    5 månader sedan

    i am definitely going to watch this movie

  52. Steph Despite MS

    Steph Despite MS

    5 månader sedan

    If I made videos with something more than my iPhone, I'd give it a go. How about you make your next documentary about Entrepreneurship? "Side Hustle" of "Entrepreneurship " with a tagline about the boom of it since the pandemic. Literally, everyone has a side hustle these days.

  53. Shagarie Defoe

    Shagarie Defoe

    5 månader sedan

    great films.

  54. Dipti Shirole

    Dipti Shirole

    5 månader sedan

    Greetings of the day, Matt! I would like to express my deep and heartfelt gratitude for your Minimalism documentary on Netflix. This is one of those films that I would recommend to my family, friends and relatives. Such is the excellent nature of this artwork, I literally feel in awe of your genius. While I'm not much of a shopper, I was able to relate to many of the facts presented in the aforementioned. I am very grateful for the time and effort you spent making this very very relevant snapshot (?) of our times. You have created something, that (I believe) has the power to make people think deeply about how they conduct their lives. I look forward to hearing from you soon! Please create as many powerful and interesting documentaries and videos as you can. Blessings... P. S. Would it be possible for you to make a video about the challenges you face while driving through the city's roads and alleyways? What is the traffic like, where you live? Do you experience road rage? If yes, how do you deal with it? What are some of the things that make driving an enjoyable activity? I've always wanted to learn how to drive a car but looking at the state of vehicular traffic here in my city, I would say that it is going to take a major paradigm shift for me before I actually get behind the wheel, even if it is just to practise driving at night...

  55. loicjikko


    5 månader sedan

    I finally got to watch 'The Minimalists' on Netflix and I have to say, the ending got me pretty hard, the whole documentary built up a narrative which made sense and led to (in my personal opinion) a burst of emotions. From the music, the challenge at the end - definitely saw the actionable 'slow growth' elements from Matt there during the last minutes ;) - all the way to the final message by the Matt and Ryan. Thank you Matt for this!

  56. the sad yellow

    the sad yellow

    5 månader sedan

    The transition of those sets were amazing, Matt!

  57. Lito Lito

    Lito Lito

    5 månader sedan

    Love the movie 👍🏻 currently I’m reevaluating my life because it’s too cluttered!

  58. Amálie Knotová

    Amálie Knotová

    5 månader sedan

    You are such a cool guy!

  59. hoi122


    5 månader sedan

    Hey Matt I wonder looking back.. Would u have involved more black people into this movie? I hoped to see more diversity thats why I ask. I hope u will answer, I’m a big fan of your work

  60. Famo8610


    5 månader sedan

    I honestly couldn't finish the second film. I loved the first one and it was actually what got me to find this channel but the second film was more about the story of two guys than actually talking about minimalism. I really didn't learn that much in the second film, while in the first one I learned a lot.

  61. Carlos Ruiz

    Carlos Ruiz

    5 månader sedan

    Matt, we want more videos, thanks

  62. Anonymous


    5 månader sedan

    I got netflix ad in the starting of the video 😄😄

  63. Justthe Truthtv

    Justthe Truthtv

    5 månader sedan

    Can you tell me what your film is about??? You must be a nightmare to work with!

  64. GasssFreak


    5 månader sedan

    If you watch on mute and imagine the script, the alternative opener is extremely good and hooking! The script dissappoints and flops the entire thing, but it feels like if you went in a completely different direction with what was being said, it would be very powerful.

  65. Peter Paul

    Peter Paul

    5 månader sedan

    WHOA WHOA WHOA>> 1. NEW PROFILE PIC 2. NEW COVER PHOTO 3. A VIDEO EVERY MONTH?! I see what you did there... didn't think we would notice... but you underestimate my stalking abilities..

  66. Nomli Nouas

    Nomli Nouas

    5 månader sedan

  67. Esteban Gianni

    Esteban Gianni

    5 månader sedan

    I dind´t know that film was made by Matt. I watched it on Netflix a long time ago.

  68. Surya


    5 månader sedan

    man changed his profile picture

  69. Joshmakey12


    5 månader sedan

    I got a video idea: could you do I was aiming for lucid dreaming for 1 month and maybe a collab with the youtuber Daniel Love (lucid dream portal).

  70. moon light

    moon light

    5 månader sedan

    Ingilis dilini sizikle oyrenecem))Azerbaycan))

  71. youssef elm

    youssef elm

    5 månader sedan

    if u add a GAY character to ur movie NETFLIX will approve from first attempt .

    • Spychu1993


      5 månader sedan

      you forgot to mention he has to be black

  72. never Tv

    never Tv

    5 månader sedan

    Minimalism.. LESS IS MORE.. ACT NOW.. SAVE Yourself, TIME, MONEY & Our Home "The Earth" 🌎 , NO TO Business OLIGARCHS & GREEDY MIND OF ONESELF nor a COUNTRY & LEADERS Elected By the PEOPLE 👍😷✌ "Minimal" a Simple WORD to Act BIG within Our LIFE.

  73. Ansar Meah

    Ansar Meah

    5 månader sedan

    🙋🏼‍♂️ Matt, I have an 🤩 💡 for you, you believe in the 🪨 I also admire him. Not just that I have practicing your tips, I have failed in life. Don’t know how to get your attention... yet. If anyone sees message, PLEASE 🙏🏼 ask Matt to get in contact, I promise everyone will benefit so much from my realisation. I feel like like I am the the product offrom Neo & Morpheus, but got my bald head from you know who 🙏🏼 🤣 But seriously, I have a 💡 a theory, I want to run past you, we can even do a show together. Give me only 10 mins of your time, but trust me you will want more 🥰 I am a genuine Divergent 🧐🚀😄😵🤪😍🥰👊🏼 I admire people’s thinking like Chamath, Bill, Cathiewood, Richard B, Jeff, Elon. What if I told you, I can be any one of them, but I am me? If anyone on this thread would like to know the answers, shout at Matt!

  74. Kathy Dent

    Kathy Dent

    5 månader sedan

    Stop talking about yourself and show us the deadly spiders that hide in the bathroom.

  75. Jo Franco

    Jo Franco

    5 månader sedan

    So amazing! Congrats! Sacrifice is reallllllll.

  76. Dave


    5 månader sedan

    I'm just gonna say it. This second documentary is BAD. It really really sucks. I'm so sorry, I wanted to love it, I tried all I could, but it was so painful to watch that I stopped after the first 50 minutes. I wrote a review on Rotten Tomatoes to explain my thoughts in more details, but the simple fact that it has a 15% Audience Score on RT should speak for itself.

  77. Игорь Радченко

    Игорь Радченко

    5 månader sedan

    Matt, did you know that your videos spin in the Moscow metro with the signature “psychology”?



    5 månader sedan

    I've always wanted to be on Netflix 😅

  79. Francisco


    5 månader sedan

    Im from Argentina and i learn english listening to you, so this is amazing for me. Also, dude your videos are addictive. (Sorry for my english mistakes)

  80. 3lvin


    5 månader sedan

    I really hope the beginning was a joke



    5 månader sedan

    Thank you

  82. James Odo

    James Odo

    5 månader sedan

    Yo Matt, check this link out

  83. Adam Macias

    Adam Macias

    5 månader sedan

    Josh and Ryan should of made the film about you. They aight, but you're more a minimalist than them. When I saw Ryan's place in the beginning bruh that's not minimalism. He had a average person's amount of stuff.

  84. Work Hard

    Work Hard

    5 månader sedan

    Very inspiring!

  85. Work Hard

    Work Hard

    5 månader sedan

    New Sub here! I respect your work!

  86. Tamara Silva-Paz

    Tamara Silva-Paz

    5 månader sedan

    Would've been great to interview people from different cultures. Native Americans already practice "take only what you need and use everything you take". Or explore roots of minimalism in Japanese culture. Maybe mention Marie Kondo? Let's stop pretending a couple of white guys invented this ideology.

  87. apee gloria

    apee gloria

    5 månader sedan

    i enjoyed the first film. congrats on the second film, but to be honest it was disappointing.

  88. RÊWKÖŠ _

    RÊWKÖŠ _

    5 månader sedan

    You did?

  89. DiamondDog28


    5 månader sedan

    A few years ago my mum had a never death experience, ever since, we’re trying to make the most of life and not take it for granted, around this time, my mum became a more down to earth person, she read more books, listened to more podcasts and improved her own bisness. But, she also discovered “minimalism” this was a very exiting time because she influenced so many people, including me. About two years ago when I was 12 (I know this doesn’t see, like much bc I’m so young.) I had an extremely cluttered room witch caused me to get pretty bad asthma, and autho at the time stuff made me happy, I really didn’t want to be in my room. So I’ve been de-cluttering day after day after day, this has been a really hard process bc I find it hard to get rid of literally anything and everything. I started to watch you recently and my mum and I have watched all your docos and many others, you are definitely a very inspiring person and so are the others in your documentary. It’s changed my perspective on things for the good and made me fell better about my life, in fact, Im deleting Snapchat soon! Thanks for your advice and keep up your good work! Thanks-Kaitlyn 2021.

  90. Jnkyrd Cinema

    Jnkyrd Cinema

    5 månader sedan

    Killer BTS man ❤️

  91. SubDropp


    5 månader sedan

    Hey, man Some of your videos are used in the moscow metro, russia! Do you receive royalties for this?))

  92. VC


    5 månader sedan

    That last bit in embracing the possibility & daring to do what you've always dreamt of.... The way I was needing it just now,. Matt big thanks. I'm motivated to actually do & share a short film for the very first time.

  93. Mithil Mithani

    Mithil Mithani

    5 månader sedan

    I'm sorry Matt but this new documentary was really boring and just revolved (for 35mins) around 1 idea that people own a lot of stuff. It really did not go anywhere from that 1 basic idea and then giving a couple of solutions. It got too monotonous and boring. I really loved the previous one though.

  94. Adi Picograf

    Adi Picograf

    5 månader sedan

    The second movie is the same thing all over again.

  95. Adrian Richard Banks

    Adrian Richard Banks

    5 månader sedan

    Welcome back to Aus! BTW I was inspired by your one shirt video and decided to do the same. Do you know AS Colour has your shirt colour?

  96. Cmtz - Fotografía en español

    Cmtz - Fotografía en español

    5 månader sedan

    Loved the movie when I saw it, loved your channel, took a while to found out you directed it! such an inspirational project, I will follow your steps and try to put together a short version of a documentary I want to do. Thanks for all the help!

  97. Mandy noe

    Mandy noe

    5 månader sedan

    Current affairs in Myanmar are ripping millions of citizens' our hearts out & stomping them.💔Dear earth,u r not gonna watch us suffering tremendously,right?🙏

  98. Andrei Jikh

    Andrei Jikh

    5 månader sedan

    Congrats man, super epic!!

  99. Melina Menéndez

    Melina Menéndez

    5 månader sedan

    I like your videos but your film was SH*T



    5 månader sedan