A native of the San Francisco bay area, Matt Allair attended and graduated from The California College of Arts and Crafts with an arts bachelor’s degree in film and video production in the early 90s. He worked with various film projects in Los Angeles from 1995 to mid 1997, while attending classes through UCLA extension. While living back in the Bay Area he has been involved with a number of social justice documentaries, and has worked with esteemed documentary filmmaker John Korty
As a child, Matt was one of the first generation fans who saw Star Wars in May of 1977. Film is his life passion. In addition, Matt is a musician, whose father John Allair has worked with a number of notable musicians, when Matt has the spare time, he writes and arranges his own music. Writing and blogging has always been a passion, Matt founded The X-Files Lexicon in 2005, and the site has enjoyed a degree of recognition.
An avid film scholar, he has interests in other areas, baseball and ice hockey. Matt is also a collector of old pulp magazines, with a passion for collecting issues of the science fiction pulp Amazing Stories, from the 20s through the 40s. Matt recently appeared on the bay area show Creature Features.