Matt Askem

Matt is a versatile and creative director with over 20 years of live multi camera experience.

In this time Matt has covered many genre’s – music, entertainment, branded content, comedy, opening/closing ceremonies, sport, motoring, the arts, corporate events and fashion. Shooting in venues ranging from studios to stadiums and a variety of other locations, he’s captured intimate performances and those on a massive scale, he has a keen eye for detail and great visual flair which is evident in his work.

With a hands on approach Matt is good under pressure, a strong decision maker, confident and comfortable in live situations or recorded shows in edit.

A great collaborator often Directing large crews, Matt has built a brilliant team and is always accepting of their advice, thoughts and opinions.

Fortunate to work alongside the best Producers in the business Matt also regularly works with Headline Talent worldwide in locations including Mainland Europe, USA, Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Russia, Japan, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand, Bali and South Africa.

Career highlights include the London 2012 Paralympics Closing Ceremony, Take That’s long forms of Beautiful World, The Circus, Progress, III and Wonderland and his ground breaking films with Muse titled Hullaballoo and Live in Rome’s Olympic Stadium – the first 4k music long form.

The branded content/corporate work he’s undertaken has lead to many automotive on line commercials.

Recently Matt has toured with Adele on her Hello World Tour, managing all the broadcast and touring film requirements.

Holds a current US 01 Visa

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