Radio Silence Productions

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Radio Silence
Motion Picture
Genre Horror, Adventure, Comedy
Founded 2011, USA
Headquarters United States
Key people
Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Chad Villella & Justin Martinez
Website Radio Silence

Radio Silence is a quartet of filmmakers based in Los Angeles.[1]

Known for their previous work as Chad, Matt & Rob, the group directed the final segment (10/31/98) in the feature film V/H/S. The movie premiered at the 2012 Sundance Film Festival and was released theatrically by Magnolia Pictures on October 5, 2012.[2][3]


Radio Silence was formed in 2011 by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin, Tyler Gillett, Justin Martinez and Chad Villella. The collective had worked together previously as Chad, Matt & Rob.[4]

  • Tyler Gillett is originally from Flagstaff, AZ.
  • Chad Villella is originally from Punxsutawney, PA and a graduate of Mercyhurst College and an original member of the Center for Information Research Analysis And Training (CIRAT).

Chad, Matt & Rob[edit]

Main article: Chad, Matt & Rob

The quartet first worked together on a series of Interactive Adventures and a found footage short film called Mountain Devil Prank Fails Horribly for the Chad, Matt & Rob website.[5][6]


Radio Silence's segment of V/H/S is titled 10/31/98 and the story is set on Halloween as a group of friends go in search for a Halloween party.

According to an interview with Complex, Radio Silence was brought into the V/H/S fold after producer Brad Miska saw Mountain Devil Prank Fails Horribly. Their segment was shot over four days around Los Angeles in August 2011. [7]

External links[edit]


  1. ^ Miska, Brad (2011-12-1), "'V/H/S' Will Premiere at Sundance 2012" Bloody-Disgusting
  2. ^ Zeitchik, Steven (2011-10-13), "Wingard, West headline new Bloody Disgusting film." Los Angeles Times
  3. ^ Barnes, Brooks (2011-12-1), "Delusional Teenagers and Other Sundance Offerings." New York Times
  4. ^ Lion, Brian (2012-9-25), "The Short Cut: An Interview with Radio Silence." Under The Gun
  5. ^ Lawton, Christopher (2009-02-04), "Video Sites Entice Users To Stay and Play." Wall Street Journal
  6. ^ Todd Wasserman Mashable "Chad, Matt & Rob Return with 'Treasure Hunt.'" (January 26, 2011)
  7. ^ Barone, Matt (2012-10-5) Complex