Matthew Campagna

Matthew Campagna

director, writer, producer

Matthew Campagna was born on May 25, 1980 in Canada. Matthew Campagna's big-screen debut came with Mutant World directed by David Winning in 2014.

Best known as the indie darling who helped reinvigorate the Western genre in Canadian cinema when his micro-budget Spaghetti Western starring Colm Feore, Six Reasons Why, took the Toronto International Film Festival by storm. Matt immediately booked a series of Entertainment Tonight exclusives and an international bidding war on his film ignited. When the dust settled, Six Reasons Why was on the market in over a dozen countries with distributors like ThinkFilm, eOne Entertainment and Image releasing it around the globe.His forays into the Science Fiction genre have been met with enthusiasm from industry and audience alike; after the short he helmed in 2012, D.N.E.: Do Not Erase won the Best Science Fiction Award at the massive genre convention DragonCon, the SyFy Network greenlit Matt's Post-Apocalyptic Sci-Fi feature, Mutant World.Also a pioneer in the newmedia space, Matt has written and directed dozens of viral web-shorts and episodes for many of the internet's most popular online series. He has also created several factual entertainment web-series that have gone on to be sold to and produced for mainstream television broadcasters such as the award winning wine series Grape Notes, for the Food Network.

  • Birthday

    May 25, 1980
  • Place of Birth

    Mississauga, Ontario, Canada


2 wins & 6 nominations

LUSCA Fantastic Film Fest
Special Recognition
Winner - Festival Prize
Dragon*Con Independent Film Festival
Science Fiction
Winner - Best of ...
D.N.E.: Do Not Erase (2012)

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