Matthew Campbell is an indie film director from Gibsons, BC, Canada, currently residing in Vancouver, BC.
Matthew started working in the film industry 10 years ago, building his reputation as a greensman, working on projects such as THE REVENANT, The BFG, STAR TREY: BEYOND, TOMORROWLAND, MAN OF STEEL, and PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, along with various TV show such as ARROW, LEGENDS OF TOMORROW, and PSYCH.
His greenswork has given him the funds to follow his passion of indie film directing. His first short film, TO SAVE ONE'S SELF (2012) won a Canada Internation Film Festival Award of Excellence. His latest short film GROCERY STORE ACTION MOVIE (2016) has screened on CBC, won JUST FOR LAUGHS NORTHWEST FILM FESTIVAL, and has screened at over 18 festivals and won multiple awards.
Matthew's energy, cinematic vision and drive to continue to tell stories that people want to see haven't slowed down, and he has no signs of stopping, from his short action films on Youtube to developing skits with award winning comedians. Follow him at www.matthewdirects.com
Unique traits: Redneck. Snowboarder. Airsofter. Don't dare him to anything.
Star Trek Beyond
Film (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Art department The first leg of the USS Enterprise's five year mission takes them into uncharted territory. There the Enterprise is nearly destroyed and strands Kirk and his crew on a remote planet with no means of communication. Kirk must then work with the elements to reunite his crew and get back to Earth. Written by halo1k
Television (Adventure) Director Kidnapped at birth and raised in secrecy by the Church, Lilith is the most powerful exorcist in known existence. Unbeknownst to humanity and to Lilith herself, is Lucifer's grand plan of creating an eternal hell on earth. The only thing standing in his way is his own daughter, who has forsaken her royal lineage to fight for humanity one epic battle at a time.
Grocery Store Action Movie
Film (Short, Action and Comedy) Director A hapless every-man is in the express checkout lane at the grocery store when he realizes with horror that he has forgotten the all-important crackers. With his dinner guests already on their way over, he must risk life and limb to achieve the impossible: locate the salty snacks before losing his place in line. A hilarious send-up of action movie clichés created by and starring three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winning sketch duo Peter n' Chris.
Film by Duncan Jones (Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Art department The peaceful realm of Azeroth stands on the brink of war as its civilization faces a fearsome race of invaders: orc warriors fleeing their dying home to colonize another. As a portal opens to connect the two worlds, one army faces destruction and the other faces extinction. From opposing sides, two heroes are set on a collision course that will decide the fate of their family, their people, and their home. Written by Official site
Film by Steven Spielberg (Adventure, Family and Fantasy) Art department Ten-year-old Sophie is in for the adventure of a lifetime when she meets the Big Friendly Giant. Naturally scared at first, the young girl soon realizes that the 24-foot behemoth is actually quite gentle and charming. As their friendship grows, Sophie's presence attracts the unwanted attention of Bloodbottler, Fleshlumpeater and other giants. After traveling to London, Sophie and the BFG must convince Queen Victoria to help them get rid of all the bad giants once and for all. Written by Jwelch5742
Film (Adventure, Drama, Thriller and Western) Art department While exploring the uncharted wilderness in 1823, legendary frontiersman Hugh Glass sustains injuries from a brutal bear attack. When his hunting team leaves him for dead, Glass must utilize his survival skills to find a way back home while avoiding natives on their own hunt. Grief-stricken and fueled by vengeance, Glass treks through the wintry terrain to track down John Fitzgerald, the former confidant who betrayed and abandoned him. Written by Jwelch5742
Film (Action, Adventure, Family, Mystery and 1 More) Art department Bound by a shared destiny, a bright, optimistic teen bursting with scientific curiosity and a former boy-genius inventor jaded by disillusionment embark on a danger-filled mission to unearth the secrets of an enigmatic place somewhere in time and space that exists in their collective memory as "Tomorrowland." Written by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
Into the Grizzly Maze
Film (Action, Horror and Thriller) Art department Two estranged brothers reunite at their childhood home in the Alaskan wild. They set out on a two-day hike and are stalked by an unrelenting grizzly bear.
Nightwing: The Darkest Knight
Film (Short, Action, Adventure and Fantasy) Director Nightwing returns home to find a close friend of his murdered. On the hunt for answers and justice, Nightwing steps beyond his normal boundaries of control until he is finally forced to confront the person responsible for this horrific crime. Torn between loyalties, Nightwing is forced to fight in order to save his city.
Film (Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Art department In 1999, the Janjira nuclear plant was mysteriously destroyed with most hands lost including supervisor Joe Brody's colleague and wife, Sandra. Years later, Joe's son, Ford, a US Navy ordnance disposal officer, must go to Japan to help his estranged father who obsessively searches for the truth of the incident. In doing so, father and son discover the disaster's secret cause on the wreck's very grounds. This enables them to witness the reawakening of a terrible threat to all of Humanity, which is made all the worse with a second secret revival elsewhere. Against this cataclysm, the only hope for the world may be Godzilla, but the challenge for the King of the Monsters will be great even as Humanity struggles to understand the destructive ally they have. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Television (Comedy, Crime and Mystery) Art department Think you are psychic? Well so does Shawn Spencer. Shawn and his best friend Gus own a business called Psych. They are able to stay in business only because of the cases they work with Santa Barbara police department as psychics. Shawn and Gus go through many ups and downs trying to keep the ruse up. Can they pretend forever? Or is the world they built going to come crumbling down?
Metallica Through the Never
Film (Music) Art department Trip, a young roadie for Metallica, is sent on an urgent mission during the band's show. But what seems like a simple assignment turns into a surreal adventure.
Television (Drama) Art department A widow learns that her husband was a mobster, and soon finds herself in the world of organized crime as she takes her revenge on those who murdered him.
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Witches of East End
Television (Drama and Fantasy) Art department Centers on the adventures of a mother and her two adult daughters, both of whom unknowingly are their family's next generation of witches, who lead seemingly quiet, uneventful modern day lives in Long Island's secluded seaside town of North Hampton. When one of the daughters becomes engaged to a young, wealthy newcomer, a series of events forces her mother to admit to her daughters they are, in fact, powerful and immortal witches. Written by Lifetime
Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters
Film (Adventure, Family and Fantasy) Art department In this retelling of Rick Riordans book, "The Sea of Monsters", Percy Jackson, accompanied by his friends Annabeth Chase, Clarisse La Rue and Tyson, his half brother, goes on a journey to the Sea of Monsters to retrieve the Golden Fleece and save Camp Half-Blood. Written by Michelle Stone
Man of Steel
Film (Action, Adventure, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Art department A young boy learns that he has extraordinary powers and is not of this Earth. As a young man, he journeys to discover where he came from and what he was sent here to do. But the hero in him must emerge if he is to save the world from annihilation and become the symbol of hope for all mankind. Written by Warner Bros. Pictures
Television (Action, Adventure, Crime, Drama and 2 More) Art department Oliver Queen and his father are lost at sea when their luxury yacht sinks, apparently in a storm. His father dies, but Oliver survives for five years on an uncharted island and eventually returns home. But he wasn't alone on the island where he learned not only how to fight and survive but also of his father's corruption and unscrupulous business dealings. He returns to civilization a changed man, determined to put things right. He disguises himself with the hood of one of his mysterious island mentors, arms himself with a bow and sets about hunting down the men and women who have corrupted his city. Written by Anonymous
Primeval: New World
Television (Action, Adventure, Drama and Sci-Fi) Art department A North American spin-off of the hit U.K. television series, PRIMEVAL: NEW WORLD follows a specialized team of animal experts and scientists that investigates the appearance of temporal anomalies and battles both prehistoric and futuristic creatures. Written by Andrea Allen
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Dog Days
Film (Comedy and Family) Art department Summer vacation started, and Greg has his own way to enjoy it with video games. However, his father wants him to go outside and stop playing video games, and his mother has her own plans, including a reading club. In addition, Greg can't get along with his father. The only thing they have in common is the hatred for the Lil Cutie Comics. Things only get worse after the stay at the beachside cabin goes totally wrong. Will anything go right? At least there's Holly Hills. Written by gamergcfan
This Means War
Film (Action, Comedy and Romance) Art department Two CIA agents, Tuck and Frank who are also best friends, have been benched because someone's after them. Tuck is divorced with a son whom he's not close to and Frank is a ladies man. Tuck decides to try and find someone so he places his profile on a dating website. Lauren, a woman also looking for a guy sees Tuck's profile and goes with him. She later bumps into Frank and he hits on her and she goes out with him. She's intrigued by both of them. When they learn that they're dating the same girl, they agree to let her choose. But both can't help but use their skills to keep tabs on her and each other. And also sabotage each other's dates with her. Written by email@example.com
The Secret Circle
Television (Drama, Fantasy, Horror and Romance) Art department 16-year-old Cassie moves from California to live with her grandmother in Chance Harbor, Washington, and falls in love with a mysterious boy named Adam. But, when she enrolls in high school there, she realizes that he, she and all the other elite students at the school are witches. She befriends their leader, Diana, but soon discovers that Adam and Diana are dating, which leads to drama. Written by Anonymous
Television (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Art department On March 21, 1963, the inmates and guards at Alcatraz prison mysteriously disappear. To cover up the problem, the government reports to the public that the prison has been closed because of unsafe conditions. A secret government unit was set-up to find the prisoners. Now, in the present-day, the inmates begin returning - unaged and unaware of where they have spent the missing decades - and continue their criminal ways. They are acting out of character and appear to be searching for specific objects. A federal agent employs a police officer and a conspiracy theory novelist to help track them down. Written by Kad
Beauty and the Beast: A Dark Tale
TV Movie (Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Art department In a mythical kingdom, a princess is trying to prevent a rebellion and seeks the help of a beast.
To Save One's Self
Film (Short, Drama, Horror and Thriller) Director The comforts of home are sacred, sweet and beloved. Mark had all of that... a beautiful wife, an angelic daughter, a purpose. His role was simple: To provide and protect. There was just one problem. Mark never learned how to stand up for himself. He lacked self-confidence and avoided confrontation for his entire life. For the most part, his fears went unnoticed and he was able to cloak his nervousness, until the day that everything around him changed. Mark finds himself in the middle of a very dark and terrifying predicament and is left with only one choice. He can stand up and fight, or lay down and die. Written by Anonymous
Television (Action) Director Agent Fleur is scared. Her partner is being chased and hunted by men in black suits. Unable to save him, she watches as he is taken down and they insert a mysterious chip into the back of his skull. Even worse, it appears the entire town is controlled by something, some hive-mind computer, turning all the citizens into soldiers against their will. Not only must she find her missing partner in this small mid-American town, but she must learn to work with a cocky, arrogant Agent Dempster who has been sent in to back her up. Will she find Agent Travis before it's too late? Will she figure out what's happening to the citizens of this perfect town and save them from an uncertain fate? Written by Matthew Campbell
Television (Action, Adventure and Drama) Art department Rogue CIA agents battle the bureaucracy.
The Money Pet
Film (Short, Comedy, Family and Fantasy) Art department After his mutt accidentally eats some loose change, a man is soon bewildered to discover that his furry companion has passed the currency with compounded interest.
Film (Action, Adventure, Drama and Thriller) Art department In Alaska, a team of oil workers board a flight home; however, they cross a storm and the airplane crashes. Only seven workers survive in the wilderness and John Ottway, who is a huntsman that kills wolves to protect the workers, assumes leadership of the group. Shortly after they learn that they are surrounded by a pack of wolves and Ottway advises that they should seek protection in the woods. But while they walk through the heavy snow, they are chased and attacked by the carnivorous mammals. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!
TV Movie (Family and Fantasy) Art department Timmy turns 23 and his godparents are fighting to keep him, while Crocker is still up to his nefarious schemes.
Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules
Film (Comedy and Family) Art department Greg and Rodrick don't get along, and his parents are fully aware of that. In order to help them get along, Greg's mother introduces Mom Bucks, which rewards them for getting along. But Rodrick isn't the only problem. He has to deal with any conflicts involving Holly Hills, as well as other embarrassing situations. Will Greg and Rodrick get along? Written by gamergcfan
Adventures of the Hunky Pipe-Fitter
Television (Adventure, Comedy, Drama and Romance) Cinematographer An out of work soap opera star has to go back to work as a plumber in order to pay the bills but he soon finds out that real life and soap operas don't differ as much as he'd like them to.
The Charlie Da Clown Show
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TV Movie (Drama and Sci-Fi) Art department Welcome to Riverworld, a place of strange, watery beauty and the current abode of a fascinating cast of the recently (and not-so-recently) dead. It certainly isn't Heaven, but it just might be Hell.
Film (Horror and Thriller) Miscellaneous Crew In Rutland Country, the six year-old Benjamin Michael Landry is kidnapped by a psychopath in the lawn of his house. His father Craig Landry unsuccessfully runs after the truck but the abductor escapes. Sooner the police discovers that John Kozlowski had abducted and killed Benjamin. When the criminal is sentenced to 25 years in prison only, Benjamin's mother Elise Landry presses her husband to kidnap John and torture him. Craig is a doctor and knows exactly how to inflict pain to the psychopath. They succeed to kidnap John from the prison transport, but Craig has an accident and John is hurt. The couple tortures the man until they find the truth about their victim. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Television (Adventure, Drama, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Art department Everything you know about Alice's adventures in Wonderland is about to be turned upside down in this modern-day miniseries event. Stars Kathy Bates, Caterina Scorsone, Matt Frewer, Harry Dean Stanton and Tim Curry.
Knights of Bloodsteel
Television (Adventure, Drama and Fantasy) Art department "An Epic Battle for World Domination: In the faraway land of Mirabillis, the warlord Dragon-a Eye has unleashed his terrifying forces to hunt down the source of all power, a legendary Crucible. With freedom hanging in the balance, a motley band of knights embarks on a dangerous mission to fight against the dreaded assassins, dragons and soldiers of Dragon-a Eye and rescue their world from the clutches of the evil once and for all,"
Video (Adventure, Family, Fantasy and Sci-Fi) Art department Disney's pups are back and take one small step for dog and one giant leap for dogkind.
The Sea Beast
TV Movie (Horror, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Art department The fishing vessel Solita crosses a storm during the night and the Skipper Will McKenna witnesses a weird creature attacking the crewman Joey. They return to the dock and Will has difficulties to pay the amount he owes to the former owner of the boat, Roy. The fish population is reducing in the area and the biologist Arden is investigating the possible causes. Meanwhile, Will's daughter Carly steals the keys of her father's cottage in a nearby island and plans to travel with her boyfriend Danny and their friends Erin and Drew to spend the weekend in the island. However, Drew is murdered by a deep sea predator on the dock and his pieces are found by Will and Arden. Carly, Danny and Erin do not have any news from their friend and travel to the island without Drew. Sooner Erin is murdered by the creature and Danny is bitten by a newborn reptile. Danny and Erin seek shelter in the cabin but they are trapped there by the creatures. In the continent, Will and Arden learn that the deep sea ... Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Film (Short and Comedy) Camera and Electrical Department Stu is the worst at everything, especially when it comes to killing himself. With the help of his friend Colebuck, Stu may figure out that dying sometimes requires a little effort.
Film (Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery and 1 More) Art department Bob Lee Swagger, one of the world's great marksmen and the son of a Congressional Medal of Honoree, is a loner living in the Rockies. He's left the military, having been hung out to dry in a secret Ethiopian mission a few years before, when he's recruited by a lisping colonel to help find a way that the President of the US might be assassinated in one of three cities in the next two weeks. He does his work, but the shot is fired notwithstanding and Bob Lee is quickly the fall guy: wounded and hunted by thousands, he goes to ground and, aided by two unlikely allies, searches for the truth and for those who double-crossed him. All roads lead back to Ethiopia. Written by <firstname.lastname@example.org>
The Guess Who: Running Back Thru Canada
Video (Documentary and Music) Miscellaneous Crew The Guess Who is filmed for a concert in their hometown of Winnepeg during a 2000 cross Canada tour.
1st Place - JUST FOR LAUGHS NORTHWEST FILMFEST
Royal Reel Award - Canada International Film Festival