design & advertising


With over twenty five years in media, half of that in advertising and design and latterly as head of design at integrated agency Maher Bird, inspired by own his father's involvement with film as a television producer and director, Matthew left advertising to follow a career behind the camera, retaining as director of photography.

Studying part time at the National Film School, he started shooting and directing documentaries for Channel 4, Discovery Channel, UKTV, US network AMC, with a long period working across Africa working for the UNFPA and Bill Gates Foundation. In 2007 his first feature documentary as cinematographer for Fulwell73 and Lionsgate 'In the Hands of the Gods' opened in Leicester Square and nationwide to critical acclaim and a record number of screens for a UK feature doc. Matthew has since embraced a broad spectrum of work, from documentary for One Direction to multi million viewed campaign film for Greenpeace.

Amongst numerous promos, documentary and corporate, notable directing work has included the Cannes Lion Silver, Campaign digital and Webby award winning 'Keep Discovering' digital campaign for Emirates airlines and LMFM shot in Sao Paulo, New York, Mumbai, Kenya and the UK, the 2016 Star Wars 'Made Great in Britain' campaign for the Lucasfilm, Disney, GREAT and Feref. Matthew has worked as Director of Photography on commercial work for Adidas, Barclays, Kellogg's, Landrover, Mclaren, Sony, Star Alliance and documentary for BBC and ITV.

Matthew holds both UK and Canadian passports.

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