Mike Matessino
Michael Matessino

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The Alien Legacy


Michael Matessino


Michael A. Matessino is an American director, writer, producer and film historian who directed the 1999 making-of documentary The Alien Legacy. He has also produced many of the home video releases for the Alien franchise.

Outside of the Alien franchise, Matessino is known as the restoration supervisor on the 2001 Director's Edition of the 1979 film Star Trek: The Motion Picture.


Year Title Source
1994 The Sound of Music: From Fact to Phenomenon The Sound of Music
1998 The Thing: Terror Takes Shape The Thing
1999 The Alien Legacy Alien
2000 Memories of Navarone The Guns of Navarone