Matthew Barton is a London based filmmaker
Matthew Barton was born in London and studied visual communication at Camberwell College of Arts. His award winning independent work deals with themes of humanity, adversity and the visceral.
His work has screened internationally with SIT AND WATCH (2016) awarded Best Mid-Length Film at Visions Du Réel and was selected as part of the prestigious Clermont Ferrand Film Festival. His most recent short film BOX which details the impending eviction of the Calais Jungle shown through the prism of the camp’s boxing club, premiered at Rotterdam International Film Festival 2019. His photo reportage work of post-conflict Libya has been published alongside Dazed, Vice and Esquire Magazine.
He recently founded Amity Films, a production outfit working with a range of charities, think tanks, progressive corporate initiatives and government outfits including The Department of Education, Lkmco, H&M Foundation and Linkedin.
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Dazed & Confused
Pret a Manger
This Is Rubbish
SIT AND WATCH
Best Mid-Length Film
Visions Du Réel /2016
Nominated: Best London Short:
London Short Film Festival 2016