Matthew is an award-winning cinematographer and camera operator with over twelve years of experience and is an Associate Member of the Canadian Society of Cinematographers. He has an undying passion for working with light, shadow, color, composition, and movement to craft compelling images. He brings a fresh perspective, true dedication, and an infectious enthusiasm to each and every project and is absolutely committed to producing stunning visuals for all types of motion picture.


Originally from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Matthew has been taking pictures since he was four years old. He has worked in virtually all genres and is equally comfortable with film and digital acquisition formats.


Satisfied clients include Gusto, National Geographic, TFO, ICI Radio-Canada, The Travel Channel, Telus, Parks Canada, Canada Revenue Agency, Public Works and Government Services Canada, and many more!


Call or write anytime to discuss your next project: 613-875-5645 / matthew@macdonaldcinema.com


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Available to work as a local in Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal. Willing to travel anywhere. Bilingual in English and French.

Documentary and Corporate Reel

Show Reel

        “Matthew is awesome. Great personality ...”                                          “… a great sense of light …” 

                  – Jamie Tiernay, Owner of SOAK Studios, Toronto                                                                            – Paul Bourgeault, Writer/Director/Producer, Montreal


        “Rapide avec sa camera et son éclairage …”                     “... a true professional in every way ...”

                      – Phil Comeau, Réalisateur/Scénariste, Montréal                                                                    – Patrick Van Beusekom, Field Producer, Los Angeles  

                                                                                                                  

              “... images that are a delight for editors to work with!”                 “... professionnalisme hors pair.”

                – Sebastian Howard, Owner of Batchfilms, Montréal                                                                                – Jocelyn Forgues, Auteur/Réalisateur. Moose Creek


            “He has an acute artistic eye for compositions and he doesn't shy away from taking

                    creative risks. He is meticulous, knowledgeable and extremely dedicated to his craft.”

                                                                                                                                                                                        – John Graham, Writer/Producer/Director, Ottawa

       

Short Film