Cinematic Style -Filmmaker Matthew Wood

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Award winning cinematographer, Matthew Wood celebrates seventeen years of creating lasting images and telling visual stories on the big screen.

Classically trained at the Victorian College of the Arts, Matt’s creative vision has earned him praise and a reputation of excellence from his peers. Matt perfected his craft in the industry, working as a clapper ladder up the chain to excelling as a Cinematographer.

Since 2003, Matt has been a consistent winner at the Australian Cinematographers Society Awards, being honored with numerous Gold & Silver Awards over various categories -and taking home the National Award — The Golden Tripod in 2016. This past weekend Matt was further honored with Gold, Silver & Bronze awards at this years 2018 Australian Cinematographer State Awards.

His other awards and wins, include:

Flickerfest 2015 — Miller Australia Award for Best Cinematography in an Australian Short Film ‘Caravan’.

Winner at the Film Festival in Leichhardt, Sydney — Best Cinematography

‘Beginner’s Luck’. Matt was the winner at the FIKE International Short Film Festival (2013) -

Best Cinematography ‘First Contact’. Matt was honored as the winner at the Evolution International Film Festival (2012) -

Best Cinematography ‘First Contact’, and named winner at the Tbilisi International Student Film Festival (2012)

Best Cinematography ‘First Contact’, and winner at Tropfest Film Festival — Best Cinematography (2009) ‘Fences’.

Matt Wood’s career has spanned the mediums of short films, commercials, music videos, television and feature films, filming across the globe in locations from Afghanistan to Switzerland.

“I pride myself on aggressively pursuing the directors vision and not masking it with my own style.”

You can view more of Matt’s work at: www.mattwood.com.au

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