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Matt D.

Gdańsk, Poland

43 reviews

$750 - $1500 / Day


** I live on the move and regularly work in different countries! ** Fall 2023 // Lebanon, Syria Winter 2023 // Poland, Germany, Montenegro 2024 // Vietnam * My schedule is generally flexible and I can adapt to your needs! ----- Int'l Film and TV director with 20yrs of high-end production experience. BA in Film Production / Directing Fiction from Columbia College in Chicago, US. I have worked extensively in Central and North America and Germany and for nearly 10 years I was based in Vietnam, working all across Asia, even once in North Korea. My past clients include BBC, NBC, CNN, Insider Inc, Channel NewsAsia, TRT, VTV and other media networks. I've done work for Ericsson, PwC, CARE Int'l and the UN. I've worked on productions such as "The Dark Knight", "Prison Break" and the 2019 Hollywood reboot of "Charlie's Angels". I've also shot 3 of my own feature films and numerous shorts. My own film work has won awards at int'l film festivals and online has reached viewership in the millions. Multilingual: English ~ Polski ~ Español ~ Tiếng Việt ~ Deutsch Links: * Web Site and Portfolio: * Professional Profile (CV): * IMDB: * FB: * YT: ----- Please note that since SH introduced new freelancer fees, I've been forced to increase my project fees on the platform. I appreciate your understanding.

Top Services

News Shooter / Video Journalist
18 reviews
Documentary DP
15 reviews
Reporter / Journalist
9 reviews


Top Reviews

  • April • 2019

    Matt was great work with on this project, delivering a quality video in tricky circumstances where he was able to get us good access. He was very quick to deliver any amends we requested and to work with us in shaping the edits we wanted. His attention to detail was great and his cinematography was excellent. We would definitley look to work with Matt again.

    Dan at BBC Reel
  • April • 2019

    Matt produced an excellent video for this series that we were really happy with. He was great to work with throughout the project and the cinematography on the film was particularly impressive. He was quick to respond to any edit feedback we had and we will definitley be looking to work with him again.

    Fiona at BBC Reel
  • December • 2021

    We've worked with Matt on several projects now and they've all been exceptional. He's a fantastic cinematographer who knows how to tell compelling stories about dynamic characters. He's easy to work with and responds well to feedback. We plan to continue working with Matt in the future.

    Matthew at LXTV

Top Projects



  • Full HD video camera
  • DSLR or equivalent
  • GoPro or equivalent
  • 4K video camera
  • Multiple cameras
  • Drone


  • External recorder
  • Wireless lavalier mic
  • Shotgun mic


  • Stabilizer
  • Sliders
  • Lighting kit

All Services

Production Support

  • Non-Fiction Film Director
  • Full-Service Live Production
  • Editorial Photographer / Photojournalist
  • Event Photographer
  • Landscape Photographer
  • Product Photographer
  • Field Producer
  • Line Producer / On-Location
  • TV News Producer
  • Production Assistant
  • On-Air Reporter / Host
  • Commercial DP
  • Corporate Videographer
  • Documentary DP
  • Drone Operator
  • Mobile Journalist / Livestreamer
  • News Shooter / Video Journalist
  • Reporter / Journalist

Post Production

  • Music Composer
  • Sound Designer
  • Sound Mixer
  • Colorist
  • Video Editor - Commercial
  • Video Editor - Documentary
  • Video Editor - News
  • Transcriber


  • Creative Director
  • Fixer
  • Production Company
  • Production Coordinator / Crewing
  • Senior Producer / Project Manager
  • Series Producer / Show Runner
  • Immersive/Spatial Video Capture
  • Translator