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Matthew Wade

Matthew Wade is an illustrator, animator, filmmaker & musician from the Northwest United States. He studied Classical Animation at Vancouver Film School before working as a freelance commercial animator in LA for brands such as Footlocker, Vans, Apple, Target, SyFy Channel, Whole Foods, Patagonia, the NFL, and on music videos for the bands Good Times Ahead (formerly G.T.A.), Brockhampton, and more.

Matthew’s short films have premiered in Oscar-qualifying festival competitions including Slamdance (4 times) and San Francisco International Film Festival, as well as having screened around the world, including ExGround, Alchemy Film & Arts, Oak Cliff Film Festival, Maryland Film Festival, Sun Valley Film Festival, GIRAF, and at the Hollywood Arclight Cinema’s (R.I.P) Slamdance Presents series.

Matthew’s work has been covered in Filmmaker Magazine, Film Threat, Screen Anarchy, NoBudge, Cartoon Brew, Hammer to Nail, Brooklyn Magazine, Horror Buzz, The Journal of Religion & Film, Moviemaker Magazine, and more.

Matthew currently lives with his wife/producing partner, Sara Lynch, in the Pacific Northwest, USA.