Matt Porterfield

30 Nov 2016


Matt Porterfield. Photo by Jan Trzaskowski.

Matt Porterfield has written, directed, and produced three feature films, Hamilton (2006), Putty Hill (2011), and I Used To Be Darker (2013). In 2012, he was a featured artist in the Whitney Biennial and the recipient of a Wexner Center Artist Residency Award. Porterfield's work is included in the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art and the Harvard Film Archive. His films have been screened nationally and internationally, including at Centre Pompidou, Walker Art Center, Cinémathèque Française, the Sundance Film Festival, the Berlin International Film Festival, and South by Southwest. His first short film, Take What You Can Carry, premiered in the Berlinale Shorts Competition in February 2015. Porterfield co-produced and co-wrote Gaston Solnicki's first fiction feature, 2015's Fhilosofía para princesas, and his new screenplay, Sollers Point is currently in development. In 2016, he served as an LOI panelist in Performance.