Matthew Wade

is an animator, filmmaker, and experimental musician. He studied classical/2D animation at Vancouver Film School and cut his teeth as a freelance commercial animator in Los Angeles before moving home, to the Northwest, to pursue the time and space to create more personal work.

Matthew has animated work for Footlocker, Vans, Warner Bros. Records, Patagonia, Yahoo Sports, The History Channel, SyFy Channel, and more 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 2015, Matthew and his wife/actress/producing partner, Sara Lynch, founded Sky Melt, a boutique production company that has won awards and been nominated at several large film festivals for their creations.

In 2018, Matthew received a grant from Brooklyn-based production company, Flies Collective, as well as an arts grant from the Alexa Rose Foundation to complete work on his second feature film, A Black Rift Begins to Yawn, slated to premiere in early 2020. 

Details on Matthew’s 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