Matthew is no stranger to the big city, having grown up in San Francisco, graduating from NYU, and now pursuing his dreams in Los Angeles. His poetic nature of storytelling matched with his ability to create captivating shots has garnered much attention in recent years. Matthew’s feature documentary, Friends of Mine, won Best Feature Documentary and Best Director at the Int’l Independent Film Awards; and his short films, War AuthorityThe Star and One Week in April, were selected as Vimeo staff picks.