Matthew is a director and cinematographer based out of Los Angeles, CA.
His anthropological education brings a rare perspective to the craft of filmmaking, blending the best documentary and cinematic techniques.

He has worked closely with several Native American tribes, government agencies and universities on films all across the west. He has received several grants and awards and his work has been broadcast on PBS stations across the nation.

Beyond his freelance career, Matthew has worked at the Advanced Laboratory for Visual Anthropology teaching university students and faculty how to incorporate advanced camera technologies and cinematic techniques in their research projects.

He has extensive experience with RED cameras and 4K workflows, as well as other professional cinema cameras. He’s skilled in operating motion control time-lapse units, shooting aerial cinematography and using 3-axis gimbals in the field. 



2017 EMMY for Outstanding Cultural/Historical Program
 "A Walk Through Time" 

2015 EMMY for Outstanding Cultural/Historical Program
 "Impact of the Frolic"