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Matthew James Thompson

Growing up the youngest of 4, Matthew quickly learned that in order to be heard, your story better be good.

In his work he navigates emotion and narrative with an ease that is at once highly cinematic and grounded in honesty. A true servant of the craft his strong understanding of visual language allows him to approach each project as an opportunity to explore form. His film “Write” for Field Notes notebooks won awards at IAC, Addys, Hatch, as well as being featured in the Lurzer’s archive of 2016, Forbes and Adweek. His short film August Heat premiered at the Oscar-Qualifying Rhode Island Film Festival where he received the “Directorial Discovery” award - and won “Best of the Fest” at the HP Lovecraft festival in LA. His film “the american city” about decaying infrastructure in the United States, received a Vimeo Staff Pick and a special invitation to be featured at the London Lift Off Film Festival.

Matthew is endlessly curious, highly collaborative, and enjoys constructing stories from scratch. In down time you will likely find him at the LES skatepark under the Manhattan bridge.