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Director, writer, producer, and former American football player Matthew A. Cherry is an American. He is renowned for the 2019 Academy Award-winning and inspirational animated short Hair Love. The movie is about a father who, for the first time, attempts to style his daughter's hair, and its Kickstarter campaign set records for the platform's greatest sum ever generated for a short movie, raising about $300,000.

Cherry attended the University of Akron, where he played football and graduated with a bachelor's in media. Cherry was born and reared in Chicago, Illinois. He played four seasons of collegiate football with the Akron Zips, where he was a wide receiver on the second team for the Mid-American Conference. His senior season saw him set records for total receptions, yards, touchdowns, punt return yards, and punt return touchdowns. He finished his career as the school's all-time leading receiver.

Cherry played for the Baltimore Ravens, the Cincinnati Bengals, and the Hamburg Sea Devils of NFL Europe after graduating from college. Cherry then signed as an undrafted free agent with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Cherry had a passion for filmmaking despite his football achievements, and he eventually gave up playing to pursue a career in the entertainment business.

Before becoming well-known for Hair Love, Cherry wrote and directed two independent films, The Last Fall and 9 Rides. His work has moved and inspired viewers all across the world, and he is an outspoken supporter of diversity and inclusion in the film business.

Cherry has written bestselling children's novels like Hair Love, I Am Yours, and The Bell Rang in addition to his work in movies. He serves as an inspiration for young people all over the world by demonstrating that everything is achievable with effort, tenacity, and a little imagination..

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Many performers, actors, speakers and other talent like Matthew Cherry in certain cases will consider virtual appearances via live streaming. They perhaps may accept lower fees too. If you are seriously interested in booking Matthew Cherry or other talent shown on our site, we will research their desire and the specific fee for your live-streaming event or project request.
Matthew Cherry's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Matthew Cherry for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Matthew Cherry, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Matthew Cherry. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Matthew Cherry booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Matthew Cherry for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Matthew Cherry booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Matthew Cherry charge for an event. An example fee to book Matthew Cherry is in the starting range of $75,000-$149,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
CTI negotiates on behalf of professional event planners and talent buyers for paid appearances! We cannot give out direct contact information of the Matthew Cherry agent or help distribute fan mail, personal messages, gifts, requests for free appearances, or donations of time. The Matthew Cherry manager and agent will only work with us if we present them with funded offers for their client to work your event.
There is low probability to book Matthew Cherry for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Matthew Cherry agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Matthew Cherry, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Matthew Cherry booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Matthew Cherry, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Film-TV, Film-TV-Director, Football, Male, Age Group-18-30's, African American, American
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