Matt Askem

Matt is one of the best live directors working today. With a superb creative eye and flair. He approaches every show with amazing attention to detail and versatility, capturing the heart and soul of that show on film.

Matt works in different genre’s – music, entertainment, branded content, comedy, opening/closing ceremonies, sport, motoring, the arts, corporate events and fashion. Shooting across the world, from studios to stadiums and a variety of other locations. Intimate performances and those on a massive scale. With a hands-on approach Matt is good under pressure, a strong decision maker, confident and comfortable in live situations or recorded shows in edit.

Matt also regularly works with Headline Talent worldwide. With over 20 years of live multi camera experience and in that time has many artists who return again and again.

Career highlights include Adele, U2 – Experience Live in Berlin, London 2012 Paralympics Closing Ceremony, Take That’s long forms of Beautiful World, The Circus, Progress, III and Wonderland and his ground-breaking films with Muse titled Hullaballoo and Live in Rome’s Olympic Stadium – the first 4k music long form. As well as being directing many episodes of the highly acclaimed Once In A Lifetime music series for NBC/Universal.

Brand work includes the iconic Jaguar XE and XF launches, F1 London Live, Ford Go Further, Nokia Lumia Live in New York, and Assassins Creed live to air stunt commercial.

 Matt holds a current US 01 Visa

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