Matt James Smith is a filmmaker based in Durham, North East England. He produces videos and multimedia projects for cultural and educational organisations in the region. He also works regularly on documentary projects as a self-shooting producer/director, DOP and camera operator (kit list).
Some organisations Matt has worked with:
Matt holds a clean 2018 DBS (Disclosure and Barring Service) check certificate, which can be viewed online upon request.
Matt is insured for Public Liability up to £5,000,000 and for Professional Indemnity up to £1,000,000
Matt's educational background is in Fine Art - specifically experimental film, video art and fine art photography. His academic and practical research explores notions of factual representation and 'documentary truth' in lens-based media.
- Ph.D (practice-led), Fine Art (Lens-based Media), Newcastle University (2012) (thesis)
- Master of Fine Art, Newcastle University (including study at the Academy of Fine Arts, Munich) (2006)
- BA (Hons.), First Class, Fine Art, Manchester Metropolitan University (2003)