Matt James Smith is a freelance filmmaker and video producer based in North East England. He specialises in making web-based promotional films for charity, cultural, educational and public sector organisations.

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Matt James Smith

Short Bio

Matt was born in Darlington and spent his childhood in Durham. He studied Fine Art at University (with creative video as his specialism) in Manchester, Munich and finally Newcastle, where he lived for several years. He now lives in rural County Durham with his wife and two young children.

You can view Matt's LinkedIn profile here.


Ph.D (practice-led), Lens-based Media, Newcastle University (2012) (Thesis here)

MFA (Lens-based Media specialism), Newcastle University (2006)

BA (Hons.) First Class, Fine Art (time-based media specialism), Manchester Metropolitan University (2003)


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