Matt Kleiner (born January 7, 1981) is an American director, photographer and musician, whose work includes film, music videos, commercials and print publications. He is best known for his award winning film series Way of the Ocean, a five part geographical look at surf and ocean life style around the globe. He was also a producer/director for the original web series Wax Lyrical for Fuel TV. He is currently the creative director for Circulate Motion Pictures. He is also part of the musical duo The Protist along with his brother Justin Kleiner.