MATT EASTMAN

Director

Touchpoint Films

With a filmmaking style shaped by both Lars Von Trier and Pee Wee’s Playhouse, Matt Eastman is a director living in Toronto. He recently helmed the darkly comic digital series Whatever, Linda for Emmy-winning studio Secret Location and Touchpoint Films. For his work, he won Best Director at both the 2015 Indie Series and IAWTV Awards in LA. The show is currently being developed for TV with the Mark Gordon Company.

Matt’s shot everywhere from Singapore to Santiago, directing pop stars in Shanghai, coffee klatch in Kiev, and skateboarding skunks in Jakarta. His work has been featured in Creativity, FastCoCreate, FWA Site of the Day, and Google’s Creative Sandbox. He's currently resident director at Touchpoint, and is busy penning his first feature, Hype Man. He has an extra large collection of extra large bucket hats.

 

Iris Yudai