Matt Subieta

Mentor, filmmaker


Matt is a working professional with 20 years of experience as a film director, screenwriter, producer, creative director and museum exhibitor. Winning the Golden Lion at the Cannes advertising festival in 2004, and making his debut as a director at the Cannes film festival (Critics' Week) in 2010, with his short film "Tourist". Living in Warsaw, Sydney and New York, Matt has carried out projects for clients such as Discovery, CANAL + and the History Channel. In the USA, he represented the Platige Image animation studio as creative director.


Matt guest lectured in New York at the School of Visual Arts and conducted storytelling workshops in Wrexham in the UK, recently being employed at the Polish-Japanese Academy of Information Technology in Warsaw as a teacher in the fields of motion picture, storytelling, concept art and animation. His extensive experience informs a teaching methodology based on approaching his pupils on an individual basis, aiming to discover their hidden talents and passions to guide their artistic path. Over 150 students passed through his classes. Check out the video below to learn more.

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