Matthew Anderson is an artist and filmmaker currently living and working in Los Angeles. His work centers around multiplicity of perspectives and queer experience. He is the writer and director of the feature film BAJA COME DOWN and creator of Deviant Proposals: An Anti-Binary Journal published by Candor Arts. His film work also includes short, experimental and documentary projects which have shown internationally across Europe, Australia, North and South America. He is co-creator of Shadow Kitchen, a Los Angeles filmmaker collaborative, and co-creator of the LA Cinema Calendar. He holds a BFA from Chapman University.



education

BFA Film Production, Minor in English, Chapman University, Orange, CA, 2010


directorial work

feature

Baja Come Down (currently in post production)


music video

“Destroyers”  - Ramonda Hammer

“Oceans” - Miya Folick


short film

las gitanas, 16 minutes, 2015

Franky, Frankly, 13 minutes, 2011

Albert! Or, My Life in the Ocean, 28 minutes, 2010


experimental

You Look Like Rain. 2 minutes, 2017

Duality of Place, 2 minutes, 2017

i’m a believer, 10 minutes, 2017

voyage typique, 5 minutes, 2016

Man Plays With Nature, collaboration with Case Barden, 3 minutes, 2015

Untitled Yosemite Series, collaboration with Avery McIntosh, 2014

baja beach shrine, collaboration with Avery McIntosh, 5 minutes, 2014

Window, collaboration with Avery McIntosh, 15 minutes, 2014

untitled, 1 minute, 2014

GOD H8S H8RS, 40 minutes, 2014

day dream #1: as one to another, or to one self, 7 minutes, 2012

girls: portland, 10 minutes, 2011

internal discoverie, 8 minutes, 2011

Plant Magic Man “Dogson” Blip #3, 2011, 51 second, 2011

Loretta, Loretta, 3 minutes, 2010

girls: vegas, 11 minutes, 2009

Abandoned Project #1, 15 minutes, 2009

animation experiment #1, 3 minutes, 2009


film screenings

Las Gitanas

-2019-

Deviant Proposals Book Launch, Leiminspace, Los Angeles

Shadow Kitchen Event One: Open Screen, Coaxial Arts, Los Angeles

-2017-

Mardi Gras Film Festival Sydney, Australia

35th International Film Festival of Uruguay

-2016-

Tampere International Film Festival, Finland

Interfilm Berlin, Germany

Phi Center’s Best of Winterthur, Montreal

San Diego Latino Film Festival, USA

Kyiv International Short Film Festival, Ukraine

13th International Kurz.Film.Spiele Konstanz, Germany

9th Northern Wave International Film Festival, Iceland

32nd Publicystyka International Film Festival, Poland

Alter-Native Int’l Film Festival, Targu Mures, Transylvania

-2015-

Kurzfilmtage Winterthur, Switzerland

Cheri Cherie's LGBTQ Film Festival, Paris, France

Mezipatra Queer Film Festival, Prague, Czech Republic

Cine+Mas San Francisco (CMSF) Latino Film Festival, USA

NoBudge.com, Online Premiere

Festival of Nations, Austria

Human Resources, “A Night of New Work From…”


Franky, Frankly

-2012-

Santa Cruz Film Festival, USA

Los Angeles Short Film Forum, USA


Albert! Or, My Life in the Ocean

-2012-

African American Film Festival, Honolulu Museum of Art, USA

African American Film Marketplace & S.E. Manly Short Film Festival Los Angeles, USA

-2011-

Langston Hughes African American Film Festival Seattle, USA

Santa Cruz Film Festival, USA


publications

Deviant Proposals: An Anti-Binary Journal, Creator, Editor and Co-Designer, published by Candor Arts, 2019

Whole Buildings for That, Contributor “Once Upon A Time in Telluride” Co-Editor, Issue 2, 2016

“Untitled” Fragments Zine, 2016



press

moviemaker magazine

The Silverlake Picture Show

NPR

TIDAL

Yay! LA Mag

Buzzbands LA

Booooooom.TV

FringeMusicFix

cinebus

cineclub8

Good Times Magazine

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