Matthew Wade

is an award-winning, classically-trained 2D animator, filmmaker, and experimental musician. He graduated from Vancouver Film School in 2010 and moved to Los Angeles where he cut his teeth as a freelance commercial animator before moving back to the Northwest. He has directed several award-winning live action & animated shorts that have screened all over the world.

Matthew has worked on animation for companies including Footlocker, Vans, Warner Bros. Records, The NFL, Yahoo Sports, The History Channel, SyFy Channel, and Good Books for studios Buck, Moving Colour, SidLee, Rocket Lab, and Pet Gorilla. Matthew’s animated work by notable designers Geoff McFetridge, Mrzyk & Moriceau, Mr. Dvice, and more.

In 2018, Matthew received an arts grant from the Alexa Rose Foundation, as well as a film grant from the Brooklyn-based production company, Flies Collective, to go toward finishing his second feature film, A Black Rift Begins to Yawn

Details on Matthew’s personal film work can be fount at SKY MELT.

mwade [at] falsecolour [dot] com

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Society6 merch

Behance porfolio

How the Sky Will Melt feature film debut