Matthew Gibbon

Matthew Gibbon

I'm a Freelancer

  • Location: North Yorkshire
  • Career stage: Entry
  • Freelancer: Available

I have just graduated York St. John’s University after studying Film & TV Production as a (BA Hons) course.

My main area of interest is Documentary Filmmaking, specifically in the observational style of cinema vérité and inspired by the work of documentarist, Kim Longinotto.

I first became interested in Documentary filmmaking in 2014 where I worked as an assistant cameraman at London City Docs Festival. Since then I spend my time actively engaging myself with documentary productions and festivals. I am currently directing a poetic visual film called Keep On, Carry On. This cinematic doc involves Asta Philpot (BBC, 2007, For One Night Only) as the main contributor. 

I'm also interested in Commercial/ Music videos. After leaving Cirencester College, (Cirencester, Gloucestershire) I founded and produced a film production business for a year called Filmcalling. Although most of the evidence for this is now terminated, I had gained a lot of experience through the business by working closely with clients, using a web series as an digital outlet, crowdfunding and an insight to independant filmmaking. However, I decided to put this all on stand-by and took my education up north.

I am experienced and confident as a cinematographer, editing, directing and producing in both documentary and fictional productions. 


Work History

Assistant Cameraman - Open City Docs Festival

Jun 2014 - Jun 2014


Film & TV Production - BA Hons - York St. John's University

Sep 2012 - Jul 2015

Film & TV Production - BTEC LVL 3 - Cirencester College

Sep 2009 - Jul 2011


  • Broadcast Filming
  • Broadcast Production
  • Camera
  • Camera Assisting
  • Camera Operating
  • Camera Operation
  • Cinematography
  • Digital Film
  • Directing
  • Documentary
  • Documentary Film
  • Editing Video
  • Film
  • Film Distribution
  • Independent Film
  • Production and Distribution
  • Scriptwriting and Development
  • Series
  • TV and Online Video Production
  • Video Producing