Project Description

Matthew Porterfield

Portrait of Matthew Porterfield

Gardner FSC Fellow 2014-15

Matt Porterfield has written and directed three feature films, Hamilton (2006), Putty Hill (2011), and I Used To Be Darker (2013), all produced in Baltimore, Maryland. He teaches screenwriting, theory and film production at Johns Hopkins University and Maryland Institute College of Art. In 2012, Matt was a featured artist in the Whitney Biennial, a Creative Capital grantee, and the recipient of a Wexner Center Artists Residency. His work is in the permanent collection of the Museum of Modern Art and the Harvard Film Archive and has screened at Anthology Film Archives, BAM, Centre Pompidou, Walker Art Center, Cinémathèque Française, Northwest Film Forum and film festivals such as Sundance, the Berlinale, and SXSW. He is currently in production on a short film in Berlin.