Matt Strachan makes, and writes about, films.
He has written and directed a number of short films, music promos and commercials, and writes/has written film reviews and articles for organisations including the DFG, Directors Notes, Encounters Film Festival, the London Film Festival, Shooting People and Vue Cinemas.
His short films have been screened at festivals in the UK, Europe and North America (including Palm Springs, Bradford, Glimmer/Hull, Raindance, Foyle, Cambridge, and the London Short Film Festival) and have been nominated for a number of awards, as well as being picked up for broadcast by Propellor Television and distributed online via the BBC’s Film Network.
He has won several prizes for his commercial work, most recently placing 20th (out of over 2000) in Doritos’ King of Ads campaign.
He is based in London and sees many more films, music promos, commercials, articles, reviews, festivals and prizes on the horizon.
ANTHONY MINGHELLA AWARD NOMINEE // SHINE SHORT FILM AWARD NOMINEE // LIGHT IN MOTION AWARD (BEST INTERNATIONAL SHORT) NOMINEE
TOP 20 FINALIST – DORITOS KING OF ADS // TOP 10 FINALIST – MOFILM/TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL